The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of New Hampshire Extension are hosting a webinar on how to optimize the use of compost and manure in the garden on Wednesday June 9th from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm.

Getting the most out of compost and manure includes what to look for when buying compost and manure, the benefits and considerations of each no-till method, and how to use compost and different types of manure. Olivia Saunders, a UNH Extension Field Specialist for Fruit and Vegetable Production, will present the webinar.

Registration is required; A graduated fee is optional. Register on the event website at to participate live or a link to get the recording. This is the fifth in a six-part series of spring gardening webinars held every second Wednesday through June for gardeners in Maine and New Hampshire. For more information or to request appropriate accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest at 207-781-6099 or at [email protected]