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Autumn scenes

From this Tuesday at the Derwood Demo Garden: The University of Maryland Maple Leaf Table, pretty much. I cleared out most of the leaves, harvested a bag of lettuce, and covered the tables with row cover to guard against frost….

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The Pleasures of Fall Gardening/Eating

While I enjoy the entire garden year, certainly fall is my favorite season.  There are three reasons why it’s my favorite, first, less pest infestation (although I must confess that my stink and harlequin bug problem were pretty severe in…

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Have some baby plants

I mean, if other people can post kittens and infant hedgehogs all over the internet, I can provide some cute widdle brassicas, right? purple pak choi Red Russian kale EvenStar Landrace collards broccoli raab This is just a reminder that…

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Root vegetables

Beware of the root vegetable thief.   I caught Mary in my garden the other day harvesting some of my delicious root vegetables for the daughter and grandchildren.  Mary is making away with carrots, early onions, kohlrabi and two varieties…

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Planting Hardneck Garlic in Indian Summer

Four kinds of hardneck garlic broken into cloves The past three days were gorgeous, like a return to spring, so my mind naturally returned to the garden — which I  confess I had left pretty much to its own devices the past…

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Pictures speak a thousand words! ….. Fall Harvest Comes to Carroll County Public Demonstration Garden

CORE Garden (Public Demonstration Garden) located behind the Shipley Arena at the Ag. Center. A bontiful harvest show organic produce grown by local GIEI Master Gardeners at the CORE Garden. High-tunnel provides season extending capability to these garden peppers. A…

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Fall and winter gardening under low tunnels

Written by Fran Scher, Master Gardener, Washington County Low Tunnel with lettuce, beets and kale Fall is my favorite season–for cooler weather and the tasty fall vegetables in my garden. I’m trying something new this year and thought I’d share…

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