Places to Explore

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8 Homey Things to Do in Maine This Spring

Places to Explore

Online

Start your first vegetable garden with step-by-step guidance from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Victory Gardens for ME video series. extension.umaine.edu/gardening

Online

Tour Portland’s Italianate Victoria Mansion from your laptop or phone — and learn 19th-century teatime etiquette — via the museum’s new video series. victoriamansion.org 

 

Rockland

Explore pre-COVID depictions of regional homes at the Farnsworth Art Museum’s At Home in New England exhibition. Through March 21. 207-596-6457. farnsworthmuseum.org

Online

Attend virtual workshops on growing tree crops and saving seeds, pick up scion, and more, during MOFGA’s annual Seed Swap & Scion Exchange. March 28–April 4. 207- 568-4142. mofga.org

Online

Get your old house spruced up for spring with maintenance tips from Maine Preservation’s Rehab Lab. April 14, 4–5 p.m. 207-847-3577. mainepreservation.org

Boothbay

Sign up for the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ online and outdoor classes on pollinators, sustainable lawns, deer management and deterrents, foraging, and more. Various times. 207-633-8000. mainegardens.com

Portland

Purchase plants and new and gently-used garden gear at the Longfellow Garden Club’s Annual Plant, Pie, and Garden Accessories Sale. May 22, 9–11:30 a.m. longfellowgardenclub.org

Topsham

Ask the advice of experienced local gardeners and shop for herbs, veggies, flowers, and more, at the Topsham Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale. June 5, 9 a.m.–noon. topshamgardenclub.com


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