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Annapolis is Buzzing

What great scandal is brewing in our state capital? You’re on the wrong blog for that one! The honeybees have arrived at Government House. They have made themselves at home and are busy pollinating the vegetable garden. Our beekeeper is…

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Government House Lecture Series

The lecture series at Government House got off to a great start thanks to Audra Russell (aka Garden Diva). It was a gorgeous day and the audience was filled with great participants. Some of the highlights of Audra’s presentation were…

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Recipe from Government House

Here is the first of several recipes from the chefs at Government House. We got to sample this one on our official planting day. Enjoy! Dipping Oil for Bread 1 gallon olive oil 1 cup minced garlic 1/3 cup fresh…

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A lesson from Mother Nature

On a routine inspection of the vegetable garden at the governor’s mansion, I was horrified to find that the tomato plant in one of the containers was covered with mealy bugs. First off, I had never seen mealy bugs on…

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