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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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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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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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Derwood Demo Garden: join us May 19!

Please join us on Saturday, May 19, 10 am-12 noon, at the Montgomery County Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden in Derwood, for our Grow It Eat It: Veggies 101 event.  Beginning and experienced vegetable gardeners will find plenty to keep them…

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Kale in a salad box

   Why would a person grow kale in a salad box to show to people during Grow It Eat It spring classes, a Master Gardener vegetable class and, as pictured above with my lovely wife, for the Montpelier Herb and…

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Aphid Army at UM Public Health Garden

These photos were sent to me by Deborah Lakowicz Dramby, a graduate student in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Along with other UM students she helped create the Public Health Garden at the School of Public Health- http://publichealthgarden.blogspot.com/…

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Thankful for salad tables!

We had home-grown salad for Thanksgiving dinner this year, thanks to a salad table in a sheltered spot just outside the back door, a wood-and-chicken-wire cover to protect plants from squirrels, and an old sheet to throw over it on…

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