Common Health 5/20/15

Host: Jim Fisher
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Plant Your Gardens

Program Topic: Organic gardening

Key Discussion Points:
a) When should we be preparing the soil? Should we “till” or not?
b) What grows well in Maine?
c) What do we do about pests if we want to be organic?

Guests:
Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Hancock and Washington Counties
63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605-9540 
207-667-821
marjorie.peronto@maine.edu

Dan Huisjen
B.S. Agricultural Engineering Technology, Cornell University
B.S. Environmental Science from University of Washington, Tacoma.
Gardener/small farmer, (Oregon) Master Gardener, a Community Garden site manager.
huisjen@gmail.com

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