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Growing Food in Small Spaces Saturday, May 7, 10:00am-11:30am

No space for a garden? WMUR-TV’s host of Grow it Green and Agriculture Resources Educator at UNH Cooperative Extension in Hillsborough County, Margret Hagen has some ideas for finding space & growing more food in the space you have. She will share space-saving techniques for increasing yields in small garden spaces: vertical cropping, intercropping, succession planting, raised-bed gardening, and intensive planting. Requested donation $10. Advance registration required. To register, call 603-763-4789 x3. Meets at The Fells Gatehouse classroom. Sponsored by the Sullivan County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the UNH Extension Service for community education.

Margaret Hagen has worked for Cooperative Extension since 1986 in Hillsborough County assisting the local green industry and providing programs for commercial growers as part of a state team. During this time she developed the Education Center, designed to meet the needs of the general public by providing education and information over the breadth of Extension’s programs. In addition, Margaret oversees the Master Gardener Program in Hillsborough County and tapes a weekly TV spot, “Grow It Green” for WMUR TV. She is also co-author of 2 books, The Best Plants for New Hampshire Gardens and Landscapes and Landscaping at the Water’s Edge: an Ecological Approach. She has a Master’s of Science in horticulture from Colorado State University.