Global Climate Change in Your Backyard, January 28

1528689_633946666664327_390299986_n Weather and other environmental conditions in New England have always tested a gardener’s persistence and resilience. On Tuesday evening, January 28th, Rita Wollmering of The HERB FARMacy reflects on Global Climate Change in Your Backyard, at Strawbery Banke Museum’s Visitor Center in Portsmouth:

Global Climate Change in Your Backyard
With Rita Wollmering, The HERB FARMacy
NorthEast Seacoast Unit – Herb Society of America
Strawbery Banke Museum’s Visitor Center, 14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
7 pm

Join us on Tuesday, January 28th, at 7pm at Strawbery Banke Museum’s Visitor Center, located at 14 Hancock Street in Portsmouth, as Rita Wollmering reflects on the weather trends and environmental changes she has noticed on her farm over the past decade. She will discuss how the growing seasons have fluctuated and their impact on plants and the landscapes, including pests and invasive plants. Use this interactive session to come up with your own strategies in response to climate fluctuations and changes as you plan for another growing season.

This program is hosted by the Herb Society of America’s NorthEast Seacoast Unit and co-sponsored by Strawbery Banke Museum. Pre-registration is required. Registration is $8 ($5 for Strawbery Banke and Herb Society members). To register, contact Rie Sluder at 603-642-7034 or

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