Maryland Grows


A Swede By Any Other Name

A Master Gardener friend who recently traveled to the UK brought me back a packet of seeds. Specifically, ‘Gowrie’ rutabaga seeds from a company called Mr. Fothergill’s. Except because these are British seeds, they’re not called rutabaga, they’re called swede….

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Fried Eggplant

I had an abundance of eggplant which I brought to the beach with me.  (I’m on the “Catch It Eat It” part of my permanent vacation from work.) So last night, I treated my daughter, son-in-law and grandsons to my mother’s…

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Eggplant Protection

In my view, the two keys to eggplant success in home gardens are strong, early plant growth and protection from pesky flea beetles. If flea beetles find your plants AND the plants are weak, you will be buying local eggplant…

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