Maryland Grows

Category: Lawn & Garden


A gardener laments lessons hard won

If only I’d known.  How many times have we slapped our forehead at our gardening follies and mumbled that under our breath.  So today, I am paying homage to the lessons my garden has taught me.   Soil is god.  Healthy…

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May Herbs Herbs Herbs! – The Garden Thyme Podcast

Listen to episode In this month episode we are talking about herbs. Now there are too many amazing herbs our there to cover them all in one episode so in this episode we are cover:  what is a herb, three…

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How to pick the perfect tree

Southern magnolias add beauty to a landscape but large fallen leaves can be a maintenance issue.

I think that I shall never seeA poem lovely as a tree. Joyce Kilmer I love trees.  The wind whispering through a grove of pines.  An oak’s limbs raised to the sky in winter.  The pink pom-poms of a cherry…

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Oil Sprays for Spotted Lanternfly Eggs – Featured Video

Learn more about the origins and recent movements of the invasive spotted lanternfly, plus how to spray any egg masses you may find. Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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April Permaculture – The Garden Thyme Podcast

Listen to podcast Spring is here! We are so ready to get in our gardens and hope you are as well.  In this episode, we are joined by Justinian Dispenza, who runs the Eastern Shore Permaculture Institute.   We talked…

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Wild ginger spices up the Maryland spring

As a pollination biologist, I have the immense privilege of studying really cool plants who trick their pollinators in fancy and incredible ways, and I tend to be naturally attracted to flowers that may not be super showy to most…

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The Time to Spring Seed Your Lawn is Now

With springtime springing, many people are thinking about planting in their yards and gardens. While the best time of year to plant grass seed and renovate is in the fall, we have a narrow window in the spring that can…

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