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How Horticulturists Turn Quarantine Into ‘Gardentine’

While it seems that everything in our world is different today than it was two months ago, one thing hasn’t changed — nature! Maryland’s stay-at-home order has given everyone the opportunity to explore their natural surroundings and given them the…

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Salad Tables 2.0

This is a good time of year for cleaning up tools, getting containers ready for starting plants, and maybe even building a Salad Table! The first University of Maryland salad tables were constructed at the Home & Garden Information Center…

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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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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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