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Asian Jumping Worms – Featured Video

We all learned as school kids that worms performed important tilling procedures that benefited the soil. But the Asian Jumping Worm is different because it consumes so much of the woodland leaf litter that the soil becomes depleted. These worms…

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Native insects munching on milkweed – Featured Videos

Take a look at these two videos from Harford County Master Gardeners full of information about the native monarch caterpillars and tussock moths that feed on native milkweed plants.  

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Garden of Weedin’ Series – Featured Videos

Joyce Browning, Horticulturist and Master Gardener Coordinator from Harford county has been putting together multiple fun and interesting videos most days for the past month.  Topics include poison ivy, strawberries, sheet mulching, pruning various shrubs, microgreens, propagation, aeroponics, and more. …

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How to Identify Insect Pests in Your Vegetable Garden – Featured Video

Mike Raupp, “The Bug Guy” for the University of Maryland Extension, explains how, like a crime scene investigator, you can use clues to find out what types of insects are causing damage in your garden. Look for telltale signs like…

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How to Easily Seed Start Onions and Leeks – Featured Video

You can start onions and leeks 8-12 weeks indoors before you plant them outside.  Take a look at this seed starting method. Learn more about seed starting on the HGIC website.  

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Growing Carrots in Your Home Garden – Featured Video

Late summer is a great time to start growing carrots.  Take a look at this NC State Extension video with carrot growing tips.  Read the HGIC’s carrot content.

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Controlling Mexican Bean Beetles – Featured Video

Jon shows us how to deal with Mexican Bean beetle pests on a mature crop of beans.  Learn more about this pest on the HGIC website.

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