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The Pantry is Ready

Guest author: Susie Hill, Frederick County Master GardenerThis article originally appeared in the Frederick News Post “Why does Grady have canned peaches in his closet?” my daughter asked. I’ve seen my kids stash stuff in their rooms before. Usually, it is…

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Yukon Golds stored in the ground for the winter

So today was grandparent duty day and I picked up my newly minted 5 year old grandson Tyler from preschool at 1 pm.  It was still such a nice day, I thought he and I could dig up a few…

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Say "yes" to gardening

School is just around the corner. It harkens  the end of summer and beginning of Autumn. I love this weather and this time of the year but for children heading back to school; it is filled with apprehension. I read…

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Reflections on the 2012 tomato season

Post by Sabine Harvey It is almost December and I still haven’t written my reflections on this past tomato season. Let mestart by saying that I grow all my tomatoes from seed. I grow these seedlings not only for my…

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Squirreling Away for Winter — Canning the Harvest

As I was reading Sabine Harvey’s Facebook note ‘bragging’ just a bit about what she’d canned over the past couple of days, I was kinda singing ‘and a partri-idge in a pear treeeeee’ to myself. Fried and shelled beans for soups…

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Guest post: GIEI at the MAEOE Conference

This is a guest post by Pam Hosimer. Jenny Brown and Pam Hosimer, two Montgomery County UME Master Gardeners, recently attended the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) Conference in Ocean City, MD.  They were spreading the word…

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Prize-winning summer camp

Just want to share that our own Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners won third place in the 2011 Search for Excellence Innovative Project competition at the International Master Gardener Conference in October, for their Grow It Eat It Summer Camps. …

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