SEMAP, in collaboration with The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and local organic landscaper and gardener, Jessica Duphily Cook, to offer a ‘New Beginnings’ talk on how to design and prepare your garden for springtime planting. Learn more about the positive benefits of growing and enjoying your own vegetables, fruit and herbs. Program content will provide an overview of organic gardening techniques and tried-and-true methods to guide you in creating a healthy landscape and beautiful garden environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to begin your garden planning and kick-start the growing season! Cost: RJD members, $8.00; non-members, $10.00, at door. Please visit www.rjdmuseum.org for more information.The lecture will take place Tuesday, March 29, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House, 396 County Street in New Bedford.