AUBURN – The 11th annual Maine Garden Day will feature 35 workshops with renowned horticulturists on Saturday, April 10, at the Central Maine Community College in Auburn. In addition there will be educational displays, book signings and a gardening trade show.

Some of the featured speakers will include Eric Grissell, research entomologist, and Judith Sumner, author of “Insects and Gardens,” who will present “Understanding Botanical Names.” Barbara Murphy, University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator, will present “Ecological Integrity in Your Own Backyard.”

The first 550 registrations will be accepted. A brochure with Maine Garden Day details and a registration form is available from Cooperative Extension and can be requested by calling 1-800-287-1482. The cost is $37 and includes lunch and all workshops. Brochures will be mailed out on Feb. 1.


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