CAMDEN — Gardener and columnist Lynette Walther will lead an outdoor presentation titled “Turn Your Garden Into a Food Factory” on Tuesday, June 1, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center.
The past year has seen an explosion in interest in gardening, according to Merryspring, in a news release. New gardeners in particular are seeking information on getting started growing their own food. Concerns about food supplies, a desire to reduce costs and interest in organically-grown vegetables and fruits has many new gardeners looking for advice and direction.
Just in time for the growing season, local garden writer Lynette L. Walther will offer up advice on getting started, growing and harvesting foods that can be grown in almost any yard or even in containers.
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 talk is part of Merryspring’s Outdoor Spring Talk series. Outdoor Talks are held in a distanced manner in the Hexagon at Merryspring, with face-masks required for all guests.
The cost of this program is $5 for the general public, with a free admission for Merryspring members. No preregistration is necessary for this event.
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.