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Added Value: Snow on the garden – Featured Video

Did you know that 2-4 inches of snow is actually a benefit to your garden? It creates insulation. Watch to learn more. Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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Food gardening between growing seasons

Late fall feels like a bridge between growing seasons. Walking in my garden I love to feel the earth and see the big and small day-to-day changes. I also think about the ups and downs of the 2020 growing season…

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Winterizing Figs and Planting Cover Crops in a Changing Climate

Planning, preparation, timing, and flexibility are becoming more important for food gardeners trying to adapt to climate change. For example, some gardeners are planting more late crops and reaping larger and longer harvests of leafy greens in the fall. But…

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Don’t Rush the Harbingers: Guest post by Susie Hill

Susie Hill is a Frederick County Master Gardener and former HGIC Horticulture Consultant.  This article originally appeared in the  Frederick News Post on April 2, 2015. Susie Hill “When do you think things will green up?” a friend asked me…

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