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Asian Jumping Worms – Featured Video

We all learned as school kids that worms performed important tilling procedures that benefited the soil. But the Asian Jumping Worm is different because it consumes so much of the woodland leaf litter that the soil becomes depleted. These worms…

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Featured Videos – Pollinators Playlist

In honor of National Pollinator Week, take a look at this playlist of quick pollinator videos by HGIC. More videos by HGIC on YouTube.

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Featured Video – Building a cinder block square foot garden

This video from NC State Extension outlines a great square-foot garden build created with cinder blocks.  Use the holes in the blocks to plant ornamentals and other plants that will attract pollinators to your food crop.

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Garlic Mustard – Invasive Plant in Maryland – Featured Video

Professional Horticulturist Ellen Nibali identifies garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) and explains how to remove this invasive plant from your garden. This plant is popping up in Maryland right now, so be on the lookout! Take a look at our Invasive…

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Early Spring Pruning of Roses – Featured Video

The best time of year to prune your roses is right about now.  Take a look at this video to learn how.

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Pine Trees: Browning Foliage and Pine Cones – Featured Video

David Clement, Extension Specialist and Plant Pathologist, explains two common concerns homeowners have with their pine trees in the fall season: browning foliage and “what are these growths?” (hint: they’re just pine cones).

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Fall Food Gardening – Featured Video

Now is a good time to start thinking about and planning for any fall food gardening you might want to do this year.  Planting for some crops can begin late August and early September.

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