Organic Market Garden was identified on the August 20th open garden day

Monroe – Deck Hill Farm, 554 Dick Hill Avenue, Organic Market Garden, Farm Works as part of the Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Days Friday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. .

Gob itors are asked to stop on the right side of the lawn by the sidewalk to increase the space. Some vegetables may be for sale. A $ 5 grant was requested to continue the club.

The farm is certified by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, and according to owner James Gagn, it uses small amounts of fertilizer practices to improve soil health. Plowing germinates seeds 8 inches below ground. To control weeds, the beds were covered with a cloth to hold them in place, and they were piled up using hand tools. “Weed levels are very low,” he said. “Our goal is to keep weeds out of the way.

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