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      October 6, 2018

      Saturday   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

      Justin Morrill Memorial Highway
      Strafford, Vermont 05072

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      Putting the Garden to Bed

      Assist the head gardener with the annual autumn “putting the garden to bed” day at the Justin Morrill State Historic Site in Strafford, Vermont. Tasks include cutting back perennials and pulling annuals, raking, mulching, weeding, bringing old plants to compost area—generally cleaning up the kitchen garden and ornamental garden beds and preparing them for the winter and the next growing season. (Master Gardeners can earn outreach hours with us.) All Welcome.
      Special requirements:
Please dress for the weather. Wear sturdy footwear, gloves and sun/rain hat. Bring pruning shears, weeding tool and a kneeling mat.
      Rain or shine
      What is provided:
Basic garden tools will be on hand. Generous snacks and beverages will be available throughout the morning.

      Morrill Homestead Gardens
      214 Morrill Memorial Highway
      Strafford, Vermont 05072
      All Welcome.

      Event is free, but please preregister to help us plan:
      • Register securely online:

      For more information, please contact Margie Carpenter:
      phone: 802-765-9630


      Categories: Museums & Attractions | Outdoors & Recreation

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