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Garden lessons learned 2015

Every year I try to think back over the growing season about things I’ve learned (often re-learned) about gardening, so here’s the Derwood Demo Garden version thereof for 2015. Not that the growing season is over, but maybe I can…

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100 square foot garden – Derwood 2015!

This is a guest post by Mary Anne Normile, Montgomery County MG heading the 100 square foot garden team at our demonstration garden. As you walk down the main path of the Derwood Demonstration Garden, you may have noticed something…

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This year’s best veggies

The year is not over yet in the Derwood Demo Garden – we hope to keep producing well into the fall and even winter, and to add quite a bit to our current total of 1471 pounds donated to Manna…

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Things to do at this Saturday’s GIEI event in Montgomery County

1. Show off your tomatoes, if you got ’em. Please, we really need your tomatoes. We’ll have a tomato tasting, and you can also bring seeds and recipes to share, as well as learning about several ways to cook tomatoes,…

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Montgomery County GIEI Spring Open House

The Montgomery County MGs are having a Grow It Eat It Open House next Saturday (March 29) and we hope you’ll join us! We’ll have a full slate of interesting talks and lots of other opportunities to learn and share…

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Thankful For Sharing Our Harvest

Guest post by Robin Ritterhoff (my co-leader for vegetables at the Derwood Demo Garden). As the Derwood Demonstration Garden’s growing season has come to an end, we are thankful for the past season of production, camaraderie and learning. And we…

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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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