University of Maryland Extension

Montgomery County Vegetable Gardening Classes and Events

Take a Vegetable Class

We plan to have our 2018 event on April 28, 2018.   The main event will be from 12-4pm.  Children's programs and workshops will held at times between 8am-4pm.  Please sign-up for our email list to receive registration information (registration will open January 2018).  Sign up for the MC GIEI email newsletter here.

2017 Classes and Ask A MG Plant Clinics

The following events are scheduled in Montgomery County.  For more information, please contact Terri Valenti at

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The Spring Grow It Eat It event will be on Saturday April 29, 2017 Noon-4pm (with many programs starting earlier).  Most of the event is free with no registration needed unless otherwise listed (* registration required).



Montgomery County Extension (Agricultural History Farm Park),
18410 Muncaster Road,
Derwood MD 20855

Here's a taste of what we'll have (complete schedule coming soon):
Visit the Master Gardener early Spring garden!
Vendors will be selling garden plants and items.
Master Gardener consultants will be answer your gardening questions at our plant clinic.
Visit the Agricultural History Farm Park.
Attend our event classes, workshops*, and children's programs*.

Event Classes/Workshops:

Children's programs and events

Discover Bugs Grades 2 & 3*  Register
-Program meets Girl Scout Brownie Bugs badge requirements 

Discover Gardening Grades 2-5* Register
-Program meets Girl Scout Junior Gardner badge requirements at the 8:10, 8:50, and 12:40 sessions
-Program meets Cub Scout Wolf Grow Something badge requirements at the 11:50 session (besides parts that need to be monitored for a length of time)

Discover Flowers Grades 4 and 5* Register
-Program meets Girl Scout Junior Flowers badge requirements 

Discover Trees Grades 4-8* Register
-Program meets Girl Scout Cadette Trees badge requirements
-Program meets Cub Scout Webelo Into the Woods badge requirements
Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshops

Gardening merit badge with the Hydroponic, Compost, or Water Garden Option Register

Plant Science merit badge with the Horticulture - Fruit, Berry, and Nut Crops or Home Gardening Option Register

Come out and enjoy the day!

For more information, contact Terri Valenti, Montgomery County Master Gardener, Grow It Eat It Coordinator

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