CAMDEN — Gardener and herbalist Denise DeSpirito will lead a walking tour of the herb garden at Merryspring Nature Center, Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 12 p.m.
Though the growing season is ending, now is a great time of year to harvest herbs from the garden, according to Merryspring, in a news release. In this outdoor walk, DeSpirito will lead the group around the herb garden to see what’s blooming, check out recent additions, and speak about how to harvest different plants and their seeds. Guests are welcome to ask questions about the plants on display as well as their home gardens.
Denise DeSpirito is gardener and herbalist. She has grown herbs all over the Northeast, including Avena Botanicals in Rockport, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York, and Farmacy Herbs in Rhode Island. She currently serves as garden manager at Merryspring.
This event is part of the Summer Talk series, sponsored by First National Bank. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic guests must take safety seriously during this program, and are advised to wear face masks. Seating for this event will be outdoors in chairs set up a safe distance apart. This event is subject to change due to state and local regulations.
The cost of this program is $5, with free admission for Merryspring members. Guests are encouraged to bring exact change to minimize cash transactions.
Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-236-2239.