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Government House Hosts Buy Local Cookout

Yesterday our little kitchen garden at Government House hosted people from throughout the state at Governor Martin O’Malley’s Buy Local Cookout. Well, not really but most everyone who attended the cookout went over to visit the garden. The governor and…

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Annapolis is Buzzing

What great scandal is brewing in our state capital? You’re on the wrong blog for that one! The honeybees have arrived at Government House. They have made themselves at home and are busy pollinating the vegetable garden. Our beekeeper is…

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Another Great Partnership

Master Gardeners partnered with Providence Center to provide summer transplants for the First Lady’s vegetable Garden. Master Gardeners provided the seeds and partcipants from Providence Center planted and cultivated the seedlings for the garden. Additionally, five clients from Providence Center’s…

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Government House Lecture Series

The lecture series at Government House got off to a great start thanks to Audra Russell (aka Garden Diva). It was a gorgeous day and the audience was filled with great participants. Some of the highlights of Audra’s presentation were…

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Missing in Action

Hellooooooo cyber space! I bet you thought the security detail at Government House locked me up. No such luck; it was even worse. I am going through a house remodel and am living in my garage (that could be a…

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Big Day at Government House

Saturday was the official planting day at Government House. The first Lady joined Master Gardeners and Apprentice Gardeners to plant broccoli, cabbage, lettuces, arugula and chard. Mrs. O’Malley also presented a proclamation from the Governor proclaiming April as Grow It…

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Cover crop

When the snow finally cleared, it was great to see the green of the cover crop we had planted in the fall. The mixture of wheat, rye and oats were a welcome hint of Spring. We also discovered some swiss…

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