Montgomery County Vegetable Gardening Classes and Events

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2016 Classes and Ask A MG Plant Clinics

The following events are scheduled in Montgomery County.  For more information, please contact Terri Valenti at mc.growit@gmail.com

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Feb. 20, 2016

8:30am- 2:30pm

Exploding the Myths; Fascinating Facts to Help You Avoid Common Gardening Mythstakes, the Master Gardeners of Montgomery County's 16th Annual Spring Gardening Conference. Please join the MGs of Montgomery County as we present talks on timely gardening topics!  

$55 (includes lunch)

Register

University of Maryland Extension Montgomery County Office, 18410 Muncaster Rd., Derwood, MD

May 1, 2016

12pm-4 pm

Many programs starting earlier

Grow It Eat It Spring Open House

  • Basic vegetable gardening (Spanish and English), Asian Vegetables, Grow your Best Tomatoes, Berries, Edible Flowers, Hydroponics, Soil Improvement, Edible Plant propagation*.  
  • Gardening activities for  children
  • Children’s Badge program (including scout programs)*
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  • Demonstrations in our garden 
  • Experts to answer edible gardening questions and help plan this year’s garden.
  • Seed swap

Large Plant sale – Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers!

Lunch is available for pre-purchase

Register for Boy Scout programs*

Register for Children’s Programs:

Discover Bugs*

Discover Gardening*

Discover Flowers*

Discover Trees*

Cub Scout Webelos - Into the Woods*

Cub Scout Wolf - Grow Something*  

Register for edible plant propagation class:

Plant Propagation*

*Note: registration required

FREE

No registration required except where noted *

Donations welcome 

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Agricultural History Farm Park
18410 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

August 6, 2016

8:30am-
1pm 

Grow It Eat It Open House

FREE 

No registration required except where noted *

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Agricultural History Farm Park
18410 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

2017

April 29, 2017

Time TBD

Spring GIEI Event - Sign up for the MC GIEI email newsletter here to receive information as soon as it is available.

August 5th, 2017

Time TBD

Summer GIEI Event - Sign up for the MC GIEI email newsletter here to receive information as soon as it is available.

Grow it, Eat It, Preserve It workshops demonstrate recommended water bath and pressure canning methods focusing on food safety, proper canning equipment and tested recipes. Cost is $35 and includes handouts, fruit/vegetables, lids and jars, and use of canning equipment. Also, included in your registration fee is a food preservation cookbook with updated tested recipes and in-depth information for both the new and experienced food preserver, including information on water bath and pressure canning, pickling, jams and jellies, freezing and drying.

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

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