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Garden Coach for DIY Gardeners: 1-on-1


with Laura Tangerini

Calendar Current session started Apr 15, 2024

Whether you are a new home owner and are trying to figure out where to start or you are looking to revamp your existing landscape, a garden coach is an invaluable resource.  A garden coach is someone with the passion and expertise to mentor you through garden projects, saving money, time, and potential pitfalls. This 1-on-1, 1 hour session takes place at your location/garden of your choice. We appologize for the error in price in our print catalogue.

Some topics covered, as needed:

- Suggestions for improving your current garden space

- Plant identification

- Plant requirements: where they grow best and what they need to thrive

- Basic garden design: landscape or vegetable garden

- Troubleshooting problem areas

- Pruning basics

- Weeding basics

- Organic practices for soil health and pest control

- Mulching

- Dividing perennials

- Plant selection assistance at a nursery

By the end of the session, you will have a comprehensive action plan to tackle your next DIY gardening project with confidence. Move forward with confidence with a garden coach by your side.  Let’s get started and make your garden thrive!

Choose your 1 hour time slot: Monday 9 to noon, Wednesday 3-6pm, or by appointment. From April 15 through the summer.


Laura will contact you via emailt to set up your appointment.

Lighthouse Lovers Cruise Photography Course


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 8, 2024 at 7:30 pm, runs for -1 weeks

In the first live online class, we'll start by learning camera settings, aperture, shutter, ISO, white balance and other compositional techniques critical to lighthouse photography. The following Saturday, during the Cruise, we’ll focus on photographing the wildlife and lighthouses, sharing techniques and approaches. Finally, we’ll meet online the following week to share, learn and critique our images. Limited to 15 students. This workshop is for beginner and intermediate photographers.

10 Lighthouses in 4 hours


Online Class: June 6 from 6-8:00pm

On the Cruise: June 8 Cruise from the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath ME at 3:30 - 7:30pm

Online Critique Class: June 11 from 6-8:00pm

Summer Session:

Online Aug 8  7:30-9:00

Aug 10 On the Cruise from the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath ME at 3:30

Online Critique Class Aug15 from 7:30-9:00

Instructor: Steve McGrath

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