• Free Invasive Plant ID Workshop and Walk in Jefferson, with Hildy Ellis from the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District. She gives a talk at Midcoast Conservancy, 38 Lake Farm Circle, then leads a search for invasives at Davis Stream Preserve. FMI: 389-5150,
  • Talk on “Perennials to Know and Grow,” 7 p.m., Plant Series at Vose Library in Union. Expert Dennis Milliken discusses easy and floriferous plants.


  • Warren Field & Garden Club Plant Sale, 8 a.m.-noon at Warren Odd Fellows Hall. Garden-dug perennials, shrubs, trees and more on sale to fund Warren beautification projects and Tanglewood Camp scholarships for kids. FMI: 273-2722.
  • 18th Annual Plant Sale at Morris Farm in Wiscasset, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Maine perennials, seedlings and heirloom tomato plants on sale, along with a variety of free seed packets.
  • Plant Sale at Georgetown Fire Department’s Center Station, 9-11 a.m. The GFD Auxiliary offers annuals, perennials, houseplants and more.
  • Plant Sale at Jackson Memorial Library in Tenants Harbor, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Maine-grown veggies, herbs, annuals and houseplants. The library’s Pre-K program hosts a bake sale at the same time.
  • 2017 Trout Stocking Sale, pickup in Belfast at Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District Office on Saturday, May 27, at noon. You must have a trout stocking permit: 218-5311.


  • Lincolnville Community Library Plant & Book Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Large variety of hardy perennials, flowers and veggie seedlings, and books in every genre for all ages. With a 50-50 raffle. Proceeds benefit library programming.


  • Perennial Gardening Series Begins at Merryspring Nature Center, noon. Master Gardener John Fromer gives the first talk and demo in his series at the nature center behind Camden’s Hannaford. With a focus on opening the garden and a look at the importance of soil testing. $5/free for MNC members.
  • Midcoast Mosses Walk & Talk, with Maine Master Naturalist Diann Henderson. She gives a talk and shows samples in Camden Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday and leads a field trip to Camden Hills State Park from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday.


  • 2-Day Plant Sale at Drinkwater School in Northport, from noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. 4-packs and 6-packs of veggie and flower seedlings, and hanging baskets.


  • “Antiques for the Garden,” 1 p.m., Rockport Opera House. Collector Ann Robinson gives the Rockport Garden Club program on useful and decorative antiques and shows some of her own. Free. All welcome. FMI: 236-7788.
  • Talk by Horticulturists and Authors Reeser Manley and Marjorie Peronto, 6:30 p.m., Rockland Public Library. The couple discusses how to create gardens that are friendly to insects, birds and other threatened creatures. Copies of “The Life in Your Garden” will be on sale after their free public talk.
  • 2-Part Course on Bird-Friendly Habitat, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, June 1 & 8, at Midcoast Conservancy in Wiscasset. Learn the elements that go into supporting a variety of bird species, then assess your own or another’s landscape and create a plan for adding missing elements.


  • Annual Plant & Bake Sale on Union Common, Sat., June 3, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Hardy local plants including perennials, plus herbs, veggie seedlings and shrubs. The sale benefits Vose Public Library.
  • Rockport Garden Club Plant Sale, Sat., June 3, 9 a.m.-noon, Aldermere Farm’s Barn, Rockport. Herbs, perennials and annuals, many dug from members’ gardens. Proceeds go toward keeping Rockport beautiful and to scholarships. FMI: 596-5732.
  • “Forestry for Maine Birds,” Sat., June 3, 9 a.m. The half-day workshop at Burkett Mill Preserve in Waldoboro will be led by a forester and a wildlife biologist and is recommended for professional foresters, woodland owners, homestead harvesters, land trust members and bird lovers. FMI:
  • “Introduction to Invasive Pests & Invasive Plants” in Appleton, Weds., June 7, 1-3 p.m. at Deer Foot Farm. Led by Hildy Ellis of Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District. Registration: 785-3200,