BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s series of six workshops on vegetable gardening begins Sunday.

Sessions will meet from 2 to 3: 30 p.m. Sundays through April 1 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Pleasant and Union streets.

The series is aimed at beginning and novice gardeners, although gardeners of all levels will find the workshops valuable. The workshops will focus on organic gardening methods and will provide information about topics such as managing and improving soil, choosing plant varieties, starting seedlings, and controlling pests and disease.

The land trust offers these gardening workshops in anticipation of the planned launch of the Tom Settlemire Community Garden this spring on land adjacent to the new Horizons Living and Rehab facility on Maurice Drive, off Baribeau Drive.

In a release announcing the workshop series, Angela Twitchell, the land trust’s executive director, said, “We are hoping to attract some new gardeners to the community garden and hope these workshops will help beginners feel confident enough to rent a plot.”

Local master gardeners will provide assistance at the community garden.

Sunday’s workshop, led by Linton Studdiford, is titled “Vegetable Gardening 101.” Studdiford will discuss what grows well in Maine, when to plant, seed sources, how to extend the growing season, hybrids and heirlooms.

All workshops are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust at 729-7694.

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