Camden horticultural sequence to protect lasagna gardening

Liz Stanley.Lasagna Gardening

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The past of 5 talks in the Camden Back garden Club‘s once-a-year five-component Winter season Horticulture Collection is established for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, with Liz Stanley who will current “Lasagna Gardening.”

The series is introduced on line in partnership with the Camden General public Library.

Lasagna gardening, or sheet mulching, is a approach that has been used all over the planet for generations, in accordance to a news launch from the library. It is an simple way to change part of a garden or squander area into a new vegetable or perennial bed by layering and recycling readily offered supplies. Soon after permitting the spot rest, the levels crack down, setting up a developing medium of organic and natural matter that enhances the soil substrate’s excellent.

In this presentation, viewers will see some examples of lasagna gardens, what types of “recipes” were utilized, and which plants thrive in this ecosystem.

Stanley coordinates grownup and youth gardening applications, and responses gardening calls, for the College of Maine Cooperative Extension in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Her principal aim is the Learn Gardener Volunteer method, the place members receive extra than 50 hrs of instruction in the artwork and science of horticulture. In return, volunteers help school and community gardens, foodstuff protection initiatives and environmental tasks.

The club is a nonprofit and member of the Backyard garden Club Federation of Maine and Countrywide Backyard Golf equipment, with a mission to cultivate the art of gardening to its fullest perception, build and maintain magnificence in and close to Camden, and market civic enhancements, education and conservation of natural means.

The absolutely free horticultural talks are open up to absolutely everyone. To register for the Zoom backlink to go to, stop by Every discuss will also be out there to see soon after the function day on the library applications YouTube channel.

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