Protect Your Garden and Livestock, Fencing options

Nelson Agricultural Commission 2018 Lecture Series


March 31Protect your garden and livestock, fencing options

with Tiger Batchelder Ranchers first started using electric fences more than a hundred years ago as a way to keep cattle in and keep them from being injured by barbed wire. Here in Nelson electric fencing has saved many a garden from woodchucks and deer. Simple fences help chickens and sheep roam protected from predators.

April 28Pruning Apple Trees with Ted Lenk

This will be a hands on demonstration pruning Apple trees at the Nelson Library.

May 19Soil Workshop – Instructors TBA

Curious about no-till gardening, making soil with hugelkultur, discover how to determine the make-up of your soil. Bring your questions, a jar and a scoop of your soil to this hands on workshop. Rain or shine.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

They take place at 11am in the

Olivia Rodham Public Library, 1 Nelson Common Rd, Nelson, NH.