Woodlawn and Master Gardeners to hold a Creative Container Gardens workshop

Posted May 21, 2012, at 2:10 p.m.
Last modified May 21, 2012, at 3:44 p.m.

Saturday, June 2, 2012 10 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Location: Woodlawn, Route 172 (Surry Road), Ellsworth, Maine

For more information: Woodlawn; 207-667-8671;

Ellsworth: Woodlawn in collaboration with The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is offering a Creative Container Gardens workshop, Saturday, June 2nd, from 10 until 11:30 am.

In this workshop, master gardener volunteers will teach participants how they can create a plentiful vegetable garden in small spaces. Grow your garden in a wide variety of imaginative containers on your deck, patio, windowsill or any nook and cranny you can find. Learn about placement, varieties of plants and soil conditions for optimum success in your above ground garden.

Other topics to be covered as part of the Master Gardener Series at Woodlawn include, Backyard Composting, Beneficial Insects and Pollinators, Water Wise Drip Irrigation, Hoop House/High Tunnel Soil Management, and Moss Gardening. For complete detail about the 2012 Master Gardener series at Woodlawn, visit .

The Master Gardener series is free of charge, however your donation to help Woodlawn develop more programs is greatly appreciated. Please call Woodlawn at 667-8671 for your reservation or email