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Mt. Blue Area Garden Club hosts Cooperative Extension’s Dave Fuller

FARMINGTON - The Mt. Blue Area Garden Club invites you to join them to hear Dave Fuller, Agriculture and Non-timber Forest Products Professional at the Cooperative Extension, speak on "Sprays? No Way!". He will share simple earth friendly solutions to avoid using chemical sprays to manage pests in your gardens. He will include vegetable and fruits as well as flowers. He will discuss ways to attract pollinators to your gardens. Join us to learn out how to have a healthy garden this year!

The meeting will be held April 16th at Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. A social half hour will begin at 12:30 pm with the meeting at 1 p.m. Hostesses, Marion Hutchinson, Mary Green and Amy Palmer will provide finger food and beverages.

It is not too early to think about adding more healthy native plants to your garden. The Mt Blue Area Garden Club will hold their Annual Plant Sale at Meetinghouse Park in Farmington on May 18, 2019 at 9 a.m. Members will provide locally grown native plants, reasonably priced, for you to choose from. This Plant Sale benefits the Annual MBAGC Scholarship given to a Mt Blue student going on to study in the field of horticulture. For more information call 778-4158.

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