Maryland Grows


Spring crops for your consideration

As the seed catalogs slide into your mailbox and you begin to think about next year’s garden, here are a few vegetables to keep in mind. These are fairly common crops that for various reasons may not be the first…

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Vegetable Garden Updates

Allium leafminer HGIC received its first allium leafminer (Napomyza gymnostoma) question from a Baltimore gardener. The pest symptoms were discovered on chives growing in a window box. If you observe this pest please send photos and information through Ask an…

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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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