Maryland Grows

Category: Master Gardener


What Tree is This?

How well do you know your trees? Can you identify the trees in the images above? Do you know where to start and what to look for? When we get tree identification questions at the Home & Garden Information Center,…

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Meadow Making at Wiles Branch Park

  Under the direction of University of Maryland Extension’s Dr. Sara Tangren, local residents, Master Gardeners, and Master Naturalists cleared invasive plants from a 600 square foot section in Middletown’s Wiles Branch Park. The meadow section runs from Wiles’ Branch…

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Monarch Tag and Release Workshops in Baltimore County

The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Master Gardener Program of Baltimore County is providing free workshops for the public to learn about monarch butterflies and take part in ongoing research to help this species survive and thrive. Attend an upcoming…

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Converting Lawn to Meadow at the Goddard Space Flight Center

Americans have a lot of lawn – an area over 8 times the size of New Jersey is dedicated to alien grasses and the constant mowing that they require. Much of this lawn is unused, even unwanted. This is the…

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Sustainable Landscaping on the Eastern Shore

Do you have property on the Maryland Eastern Shore? Are you looking to revamp — or just add finishing touches — to your home’s landscape? Are you interested in having a landscape that is both ecologically-friendly and low maintenance? If…

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Cabbage harvest

Vegetable gardeners are of different minds about growing spring cabbage. There are those who love everything about this crop: the joy of watching seedlings that look like any other brassica gradually wrap their leaves around each other to form heads;…

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