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Featured Video: How to Plant Garlic

Garlic is a cool-season crop. Now through November is a great time to plant your cloves of garlic. Take a look and see how easy it is to start a crop of garlic. Purchase certified, disease-free garlic bulbs from a…

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Lawn and Garden Tips and Tricks for September

Every month, we will highlight a few timely, key tips for Maryland homeowners’ lawns and gardens. Lawn: If needed, this is the ideal time to begin a total lawn renovation project. Total renovation is best if your lawn is always…

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Wisdom from the Pizza Garden

Ashley Bodkins (University of Maryland Faculty Extension Assistant & Master Gardener Coordinator, Garrett County) gave a great presentation yesterday on creating a pizza garden, the latest installment in the series Garrett County Vegetable Gardening Classes and Events. A pizza garden is not…

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Late-Planted Hardneck Garlic

Cloves of garlic going in plate-down, pointed top up It’s a little late for garlic, planting-wise, but I’m looking at the garden and thinking I may still have a little time to shove in a few more cloves before we…

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Got Garlic Scapes?

Cut scapes (the lime is for the gin and tonic not tempura) I just noticed them a few days ago – they kinda hide in all the leaves that the hardneck garlic has sent up over the last two months….

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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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Big Mamas and Hardneck Garlic

Big Mamas ready for canning I’m sorry to hear about (and am mystified by) Bob Nixon’s blossom end-rot quandary since everything he’s examined and tested for is what I recommend to my friends around here they deal with blossom end…

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