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MC MG Spring Conference, and climate change links

Readers in Montgomery County and environs are invited to register for the upcoming MoCo Master Gardeners’ Spring Conference on February 25: Register (and read the event schedule more clearly!) here. I’ll be giving a talk called “Vegetable Gardening When Mother…

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2017 is GIEI’s Year of Small Fruits

Every year we celebrate a particular group of edible plants, and this year we’re moving out of the vegetable world into small fruits! Small fruits such as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants, grapes, and many others can be long-lived, attractive,…

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Make your own seed packets

Check out this easy to make seed packet for storing your seeds! Download the template A fun suggestion to add some style: trace the template onto wrapping paper, or use old greeting cards. Thanks to University of Maryland Extension Garrett…

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Garden Resolutions

January is a great time to make resolutions for the year, in all aspects of one’s life but definitely including gardening. I find that it’s better to keep goals to a minimum – that way it’s much easier to achieve…

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The 2016 Year in Review

Are you ever curious about all the great projects that Master Gardeners are involved in? Here is a short video of the 2016 Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners year in Review.

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Directions for Folding a Newspaper Container

Compliments of University of Maryland Extension – Allegany & Garrett Counties STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS: (Any size of newspaper can be used) Step 1: Cut your newspaper in half Step 2: Fold the newspaper in half (top to bottom) Step…

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Planting Hardneck Garlic for NEXT Year

Hardneck garlic bulbs Two days ago, I planted half of the hardneck garlic I intend to put in this year. I had chosen a bed that hadn’t held any last season and yanked out the desiccated tomato plants (we picked…

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