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Grow Your Own Organic Garden 2020 Resources

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Grow Your Own Organic Garden has been part of MOFGA’s annual event line-up since 1990, when we began this statewide class on growing organically in your own backyard.  We’ll miss seeing our students in person this year, but are glad to be able to bring you these resources in a digital format.

Here is a webinar recording of the class posted on our YouTube channel that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

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You can read all the handouts you would have enjoyed in the class right here:

A donor’s guide to vegetable harvest from Maine’s Cooperative Extension
(https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/4303e/)

Composting in the back yard or on a small farm
(https://www.mofga.org/Publications/The-Maine-Organic-Farmer-Gardener/Winter-2005-2006/Composting)

Vegetable Pest & Disease Calendar
(https://www.mofga.org/Publications/The-Maine-Organic-Farmer-Gardener/Summer-2014/Vegetable-Pest-and-Disease-Calendar)

Vegetable Planting Guide from Fedco
(https://www.fedcoseeds.com/seeds/veggie-chart)

Some other MOFGA resources that might be helpful to you:

Visit Our Resources for Gardeners page

Fact sheets (including the basics of organic vegetable gardening, composting, and more)

Pest reports (and sign up to get new ones!)
(https://mofga.org/Publications/Pest-Reports)

Our newspaper archives (The MOF&G) are filled with interesting articles to inspire you.
(https://mofga.org/Publications/The-Maine-Organic-Farmer-Gardener)


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