Does the thought of spring in Maine make you want to get your hands dirty in the garden? This class is an in depth look at how you can have flowers blooming continuously from spring to late fall. You will learn not only how to plant, grow and divide perennials, but how to work with corms, tubers and bulbs. Understand the perennial border and the importance of good soil preparation and irrigation!
Bring your images to life with the iPad! Your iPad is a powerful tool that is great for editing photos. In this course we will work with free editing apps, such as Snapseed, Darkroom and Raw Power. We will learn to manipulate both Raw and Jpg images to bring out their hidden beauty, as well as cover shooting techniques and learn the best way to get the most out of the crop tool. Please be sure to bring your iPad to the class.
We make hundreds of decisions every day. Most are simple and easy, but some seem overwhelming. There are ways to help manage the decision process; come hear about tools and strategies that can be your guide in making those challenging decisions. This class is live (but Zoomable). "When you discover the power of making a positive decision, that decision becomes powerful", Patricia LaVallee, RN, Certified Mind Set Life Coach and former MCST Adult Ed CNA instructor who shares her coping skills from over 35 years of nursing, coaching, and teaching experience.
The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? This will be general information to help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a 5-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion include lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the website, security, and expectations.
Join Master Plumber Mike Kee as he demonstrates how plumbing works in a home, discusses preventative maintenance and shows you how to tackle common problems and make simple repairs. He will show you how to install or repair faucets, repair a toilet, clear drain clogs, sweat a pipe, determine what type of piping and fittings to use for specific projects, and when to call a professional. This live class will also cover student questions and topics.