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Carroll County Grow It Eat It learning programs begin January 14th at 6:30 PM

See our classes listed on the Grow It Eat It website here!

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Leaves in the August garden

I happened to take a lot of photos of leaves this Tuesday in the Derwood Demo Garden, so thought I would post them.  I’ll start with the cute and end with the sad. This is basil ‘Spicy Globe’ in our…

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Violet Jelly

Last summer I found a recipe for violet jelly. It was pretty simple: violet blossoms, water, lemon juice, sugar (lots of it!), and pectin. It sounded great; all I needed was some violets. Fortunately for me, I quit paying for…

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Basil bouquet for a friend

Vivian and her basil bouquet I posted a link on my Facebook page to my recent posting about pruning basil, and a friend added a Comment that her basil had died in the drought, the neighborhood farm stand was fresh…

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How to keep your basil growing

Prune that flowerhead Raising basil here at Meadow Glenn has one objective: having its fragrant green leaves to add to a variety of tomato dishes. One key to better coordination of basil and tomato harvests involves my timing for setting…

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Beautiful “worms” on our dill

A beautiful “worm” It’s time to start looking for big green, black, and gold “worms” chomping away on the flowers and leaves of your dill and other herbs and vegetables. No—your first thought of killing them doesn’t get thumbs-up here because…

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North American native greens and herbs

A while back I mentioned the North American native greens and herbs bed we were developing at the demo garden.  Well, it’s grown since then! My thought, back in the winter when I was planning the Americas side of the…

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