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Axiom Education & Training Center

Enrichment Classes

Proper Pruning of Apple Trees


with Paula Kovecses

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

 Proper Pruning of Apple Trees - This workshop will start with a slide presentation that includes proper cuts, rejuvenation, morphology, and maintenance of both existing and new fruit trees. Concentration on apples will be the focus although all fruit tree discussions are welcome. Bring your tools, dress appropriately, and learn the proper way to prune! 

This pruning workshop will start with a slide show presentation of proper pruning techniques, and rejuvenating and maintenance of fruit trees to produce healthy delicious fruit. 

We will also talk about other fruit trees based on the group’s interest and questions.

Please dress appropriately for being outdoors during the pruning segment of the workshop with warm layers, boots, hat, and gloves recommended. You can bring your own tools to participate in pruning.

Instructors Paula and Laszlo Kovecses are owners of The Way It Grows (TWIG) in Eastport, Maine (and former owners of TWIG Horticultural Consulting LLC in Concord, NH). TWIG is an organic sustainable landscape design, consulting, installation and maintenance company.  Paula has a degree in Horticulture, and is an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and a Maine Certified Sustainable Landscaper. She also holds a Permaculture Design Certificate, and educates with talks, walks, classes, and workshops.

For more information call Axiom Education & Training Center 207-255-4917 or email 


Ed2Go Online Classes


Ed2Go Online Classes

Create your destiny. Learn new skills online. Work towards professional certification, or master a new hobby.

Online Career Training:

6 to 18-month programs are online, self-paced instruction that prepare you for industry certification or a new career.

  • Self-paced, allowing you to learn on your schedule
  • Accessible 24/7, so there’s nothing standing in your way
  • Most texts and materials are included

Online Classes:

6-week, online courses teach you professional skills, help you earn continuing education credit, or allow you to learn new hobbies.

  • Instructors are industry experts, so you learn from the best
  • Most course materials are included
  • Discussion boards allow you to engage with your peers

The Ed2Go CATALOG includes courses in

  • Arts and Design
  • Business
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Construction and Trades
  • Health and Fitness
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Language
  • Legal
  • Math and Science
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Test Prep
  • Writing

Check out the CATALOG and sign up online here.

Take classes online from home or on the go, or come to Axiom's office at 6 Water St., Machias, ME to use our computer lab (please call ahead to see if there is a computer available). 

For more information about Ed2Go or any of our other educational programs, please call Sharon Foss, 255-4917 or email

Take classes online from home or come to Axiom's office at 6 Water St., Machias, ME to use our computer lab.

This program allowed me to study when my schedule allowed it, while still holding me accountable with a timeline. It's just what I needed.

– Jeffery P., Cisco CCNA Certification Training –

"Ed2Go is a great opportunity for business trainings and professional development. It is easy to use. I have had nothing but positive reviews from people who have taken classes."

—Danny McDonald, Director, RSU 39, Aroostook Adult Education-

Garden/Landscape Design Workshop


with Paula Kovecses

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 9 am

Learn how to design the garden of your dreams from start to finish using organic methods. From soils to plants, design to maintenance, this workshop is sure to inspire and incite.

Instructor Paula Kovecses is a horticultural consultant with certifications including AOLCP (Accredited Organic Land Care Professional) and MCSLP (Maine Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional) among others. In addition to landscape consulting, design, installation, and maintenance services, Paula's company T.W.I.G. (The Way It Grows) differs from other companies in the emphasis on native and organic strategies. Paula and her husband, Laszlo, want to provide educational outreach for sustainable gardening and Permaculture. 

Gardening experience preferred.

Saturday, March 17th 9a-4p

Students will need to bring a notebook and pen or laptop for notes. Other materials TBD provided by instructor. 

Dress appropriately as there will be some time spent outdoors looking at the landscape of the high school.

Seed Starting


with Paula Kovecses

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 1 pm

Seed Starting -  Want to learn to start seeds for your vegetable or flower gardens? This workshop will get you on the right track for successful seed starting.  Bring your own containers (egg cartons, yogurt cups, small planting pots), we will supply the soil and the seeds.

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