Tag Archives: master gardeners

Maryland Extension Hort Guru Lew Shell on Soil

by Susan Harris
Remember the lovely kitchen garden on the grounds of the Governor’s residence in Annapolis?  It’s used not just for teaching kids to grow food and, …

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Master Gardener Seed Exchange this Saturday

We’re pleased to help promote another excellent program of Anne Arundel Master Gardeners - their Second Annual Seed Exchange.

What’s a Seed Exchange? It’s fun and educational!  There will be opportunities to get the …

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Grow It Eat It Summer Camp Report


by Guest Blogger Lori Ross, Anne Arundel County Master Gardener

Children today, especially in those living in urban and suburban areas, rarely have the opportunity to participate in gardening and most …

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Gotta Love the Governor’s Kitchen Garden!

by Susan Harris
I finally got to visit the locally famous veg garden at Government House, the official residence of  Maryland’s First Couple, Martin and Katie O’Malley.  It’s a wonderful …

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Congratulations to Kinder Farm Park’s Apprentice Gardeners!

by Susan Harris

Just look at those happy gardeners!  They and their parents participated in the Apprentice Gardener program at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville this past growing season.   Meeting every Wednesday …

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Vegetable Garden at Baltimore City Hall in Danger

by Susan  Harris
I hope you had a chance to see the glorious vegetable gardens at Baltimore’s City Hall last year, their first year, because it may be their last.   We’ve …

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Baltimore – one of Top 10 Cities for Urban Gardens

According to The Daily Green, Baltimore is a national leader in urban gardens, especially community gardens.   Click here and go to #8 and you’ll find this:
The Baltimore Master Gardeners …

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Gardener-Volunteers Needed to Grow Food with/for Baltimore’s Neediest

by Susan Harris
We heard from an inspiring nonprofit group called People Lacking Ample Shelter & Employment, (PLASE), asking for our help recruiting volunteers – this month – and we’re …

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Subscribe to Maryland’s Home and Garden Newsletter

Posted by Susan Harris

Great news from Maryland’s Cooperative Extension Service – which just happens to be routinely cited one of the best in the country.   It’s their bi-monthly newsletter, “full of  good gardening information …

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