Upcoming Events in the Area

  • UNH Regional Annual Pruning Workshop – March 28 at King Street Vineyards (25 King St. in Milford)

– 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Apples–peaches– cherries– plums
– 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm: Blueberries
– 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Grapes

Contact: George.Hamilton@unh.edu or (603) 641-6060. For more information, see http://www.kingstreetvineyards.com/.

  • Pruning with Tressa Gaffney – March 28, 9:30-11:30 am

Late winter is the perfect time to prune. Tressa shares her pruning expertise and demonstrates the proper technique of when, where, and how to cut using the Lake Sunapee Protective Association Garden as her classroom. Requested donation $10. Sponsored by the Sullivan County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the UNH Extension Service for community education. For more information, see http://www.thefells.org/calendar-and-events/.

  • Northern Gardening Symposium at Vermont Technical College – April 11, 9 am – 3 pm

Location: Vermont Technical College, Conant Hall, Room 102, 124 Main Street, Randolph, VT 05061
Certificate: Elective: HD/Adv. HDCEU: 2 AOLCP
Celebrate the beginning of spring in the northern garden with three dynamic speakers who will discuss the state of New England’s plants and the many roles northern native perennials, trees, and shrubs can play in home gardens and public spaces. Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. Sponsored by the New England Wild Flower Society. Members $44, nonmembers $55. For more information, see http://www.newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/northern-gardening-symposium .

  • Vegetable Gardening 101 – April 11, 9:30 am – noon at The Fells

It’s time to plan your veggie garden. Master Gardener Linda West guides you through the process on how to establish a garden–what to plant, what critters to expect, and unique ways to grow some of your favorite vegetables. Requested donation $10. Sponsored by the Sullivan County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the UNH Extension Service for community education. For more information, see http://www.thefells.org/calendar-and-events/ .

  • Put the Joy Back Into Vegetable Gardening – April 18 9:30 – noon

Seth Wilner, Sullivan County Field Specialist for UNH Extension Service, leads a tour of his own vegetable garden. Learn how big your garden should be, how to extend the growing season, and how to make gardening more fun and less of a chore. Requested donation $10. Advance registration required. To register, call 603-763-4789 x3. Sponsored by the Sullivan County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the UNH Extension Service for community education. Directions at time of reservation. For more information, see http://www.thefells.org/calendar-and-events/ .

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