CAMDEN — Gardener John Fromer will lead the first part of his summer perennial gardening talk series with a program about perennial propagation Tuesday, June 16, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center.
There are many ways to start a perennial garden. In this talk Fromer will speak about the numerous different methods of perennial propagation, including starting plants from seed, dividing establish plants, making cuttings, and rooting shoots. He will also speak about sourcing materials for the garden, seeds, and tools.
Fromer has been a Maine Master Gardener since 1998 and runs Appleton Ridge Flower and Vegetable Farm with his wife, Kathy, also a Maine Master Gardener. Together they grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs in a sustainable and authentic fashion.
This event is part of the Summer Talk series, sponsored by First National Bank. Please note that due to the on-going 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 email@example.com or call 207-236-2239.