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Get Growing! A Summer Gardening Program at THMS

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BELFAST – Get Growing! is now accepting registrations for the 2011 summer gardening program at the Troy Howard Middle School. Get Growing! is an experiential program open to all students entering grades 6-8 in the fall. Jon Thurston, the THMS Garden Project Coordinator oversees the summer program. Explore cool insect and how to keep them in control, the art of organic gardening, plant life and much more in the THMS garden. Plus, discover inspirational methods of preparing and eating a variety of vegetables! A highlight of your summer experience is meeting people in our community who will share their knowledge about gardening and cooking.

Get Growing! runs Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. The program begins June 22 and ends Aug. 4. The entire fee for the 6-week program is $20. Scholarships are available for families needing assistance. Space is limited. For more information, call Ellen Sawyer at 338-3320 or e-mail sawyer@rsu20.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Ellen Sawyer

Telephone Number: (207)338-3320

Website: http://www.schoolgardenproject.com/

Email: esawyer@rsu20.org