CAMDEN — Gardener and columnist Lynette Walther will share her experiences growing citrus and the state of the citrus industry, Tuesday, June 23, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center.
Walther will share her experience cultivating citrus trees for more than four decades at a small specialty grove in northeast Florida. She will speak about growing citrus, provide a short history of the industry, and will address about a botanical pandemic now threatening citrus varieties around the globe.
Lynette Walther writes biweekly garden columns for The Camden Herald, and features for Maine Seniors, Maine women, Down East, Maine, Boats & Harbors magazines. She is the GardenComm Gold medal winner for writing and a five-time recipient of the GardenComm Silver Medal of Achievement, and the National Garden Bureau’s Exemplary Journalism Award.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-236-2239.