Garden Assistance needed at Hawthorne House

  • Garden Assistance needed at the Hawthorne House in Freeport-  a memory garden at this elder facility needs assistance with selecting new shrubs, perennials, vegetables and herbs to provide year-round color.  The facility needs educating on fertilization, compost and low maintenance techniques.  Call me if interested.



assorted vegetablesVegetables Consider planting an extra row of fruit and vegetables this year and donating it to local soup kitchens and food pantries through our Maine Harvest for Hunger program.

Maine Harvest for Hunger is open to all interested gardeners and is coordinated through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

Maine ranks 5th in the nation in prevalence of food insecurity.

For more information or to enroll in the program visit the website at http://umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/maine-harvest-for-hunger/
or call 1-800-287-1471.