ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Extension plan to offer a home gardening webinar about optimizing compost and manure use in the garden from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 9.

“Getting the Most Out of Compost and Manure” will include what to seek when purchasing compost and manure, the benefits and considerations of each, no-till practices and how to use compost and different kinds of manure. Olivia Saunders, a UNH Extension field specialist in fruit and vegetable production, will present the webinar.

Registration is required; a sliding scale fee is optional. To register to attend live or receive a link to the recording, visit extension.umaine.edu.

This is the fifth in a six-part spring gardening webinar series offered every other Wednesday through June for Maine and New Hampshire gardeners. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest at 207-781-6099 or [email protected].