Maryland Grows


Time to think about fall planting!

Wait… what? It seems like you’ve just put that spring vegetable garden in… though actually, come to think of it, there are tomatoes reddening and squash burgeoning and summer is in full swing. But still, fall seems a long time…

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How to Easily Seed Start Onions and Leeks – Featured Video

You can start onions and leeks 8-12 weeks indoors before you plant them outside.  Take a look at this seed starting method. Learn more about seed starting on the HGIC website.  

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Have Your Garden and Travel Too!

I’m going on a trip next week! It’s a big trip; I’m very excited. Lots of new experiences, wonderful things to see, delicious things to eat, relaxation and exploration. I feel very lucky. And let me just add: it was…

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What to do in the veggie garden in March

It’s almost spring! Almost. Not quite. March is the month when we can’t wait to get started on the garden. Inevitably, we jump into some tasks too early, and put off others until it’s too late. UME has a factsheet to…

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Are Cheaper Vegetable and Flower Seeds Just as Good as More Expensive Seeds?

“Though I do not believe a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” From Faith in…

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Starting Vegetable Seeds Under Fluorescent Lights

Well,  all of my vegetable seed orders have been placed and the seeds are on their way.  Now, all I have to do is check my fluorescent lights in the basement, get a bale of seed starting mix and make…

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