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Spring at the Derwood Demo Garden

We’re a few weeks into the 2013 season at the Montgomery County MG Derwood Demo Garden, and here’s what we’ve been up to: Starting new projects Moving things around Dealing with spring’s crazy temperature shifts Oh, and weeding, and sifting…

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Planning this year’s roots

I’ve been browsing through Roots: The Definitive Compendium with an eye out for anything else we may want to add to our already long list of root vegetables going into the Derwood Demo Garden this year.  I’m also intrigued by many…

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The best-laid plans…

I haven’t blogged about the Derwood Demo Garden in ages!  We had a lovely Harvest Festival day at the beginning of October, perfect weather and a great crowd of visitors.  It’s always fun to show off the garden and talk…

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Pictures speak a thousand words! ….. Fall Harvest Comes to Carroll County Public Demonstration Garden

CORE Garden (Public Demonstration Garden) located behind the Shipley Arena at the Ag. Center. A bontiful harvest show organic produce grown by local GIEI Master Gardeners at the CORE Garden. High-tunnel provides season extending capability to these garden peppers. A…

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Flowers in the vegetable garden

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day in the gardening world, hosted by May Dreams Gardens.  Anyone with a gardening blog can link in with a post about what’s blooming in their garden, and today that includes Grow It Eat It. …

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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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Carroll County MG Core Public Demo Garden Update

Humor of the Day Two lovers discussing their future: Heart Beet -Do you carrot at all for me?-My heart beets for you,-With your turnip nose-And your radish face.-You are a peach.-If we cantaloupe,-Lettuce marry.-Weed make a swell pear. Garden greats abound at…

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