Mother’s Day Flowers

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area 218 Fairbanks Road, Farmington

United Way is partnering with Riverside Greenhouses and B&B Bakery to offer a special Mother's Day treat this year!  This year, you can order a fresh spring bouquet (large) for $25 or a small fresh spring bouquet with a 1/2 dozen macarons for $25. As in past years, you can also order a bouquet to donate to a local nursing home and we'll get them delivered by area youth.  Orders accepted until May 5th. Orders will be ready for pick up (at 218 Fairbanks Road, Farmington) or delivery (for business with 5+ orders) Friday May 12th. What better way to


Gardening Techniques for Plots, Raised Beds and Greenhouses

Phillips Public Library 96 Main Street, Phillips

The Phillips Public Library Seed Loan Program sponsors a live presentation by Ellen Foster who will speak about “Gardening Techniques for Plots, Raised Beds and Greenhouses”. The talk will be held at the Phillips Public Library, 96 Main Street in Phillips on April 12, 2023 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ellen draws on her years of experience in commercial gardening in Avon Maine to lead a discussion on the challenges of home gardening in traditional plots, raised beds, and small greenhouses. Come to the Phillips Public Library to gain insights for planning your garden. Free seeds, resources for testing your soil and helpful


Western Maine Audubon presents: “The State of Maine’s Lakes” – a live talk for the general public

Thomas Auditorium in UMF's Preble Hall 173 High Street, FARMINGTON

Western Maine Audubon presents: “THE STATE OF MAINE’S LAKES AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP” with speaker Susan Gallo on Wednesday, April 12th at UMF Western Maine Audubon is sponsoring a live presentation by Susan Gallo titled: “The State of Maine’s Lakes and What You Can Do to Help,” on April 12th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. The talk will be held in UMF’s Preble Hall, Thomas Auditorium, at 173 High Street in Farmington.   Maine has over 2,500 Great Ponds. The vast majority of these are in great shape, due in large part to strong shoreland zoning laws