University of Maryland Extension

County/City Annual Reports 2013

Allegany

Anne Arundel

Baltimore City Baltimore Co
Calvert Co. Carroll Co. Cecil Co.

Charles Co.

Dorchester Co.

Frederick Co.

Garrett Co. Harford Co.
Howard Co.

Montgomery Co.

Prince George's Co. Queen Anne's Co.
St. Mary's Co. Talbot Co. Washington Co. Wicomico Co.
(Lower Eastern Shore)

ALLEGANY COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    15
# of interns    15
# of volunteer hours  

2. Plant Clinics
# of plant clinics    8
# of residents served at plant clinics    113

3. Classes taught
# of residents educated    773

4. Awards/recognition

Maryland Vegetable Growers Association grant -$130.00 for master gardeners to do an experiment in the demonstration garden on mycorrhizae fungi.

Allegany Co. Highlights from 2013

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    248
# of interns    18 Interns
# of volunteer hours   8810

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    4
# of plant clinics    84
# of residents served at plant clinics    4506

3. Grow It Eat It
# of residents educated:    159

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs: 22 different projects, each meeting about once a week
# of residents educated:    12,894

5. Awards/recognition
Governor & First Lady Thank You Letter for support of “Grow it Eat It”
Dick Angus Spirit of 4-H Award for Maryland 4-H Awards Gala Celebrating Excellence

6. Grants:
Unity Garden Grants of $300 for MG Projects

7. Highlights Please see the website below for all the highlights.
http://extension.umd.edu/anne-arundel-county/master-gardeners/master-gardener-projects

BALTIMORE CITY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    103
# of interns    33
# of volunteer hours    3379

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    2
# of plant clinics    20
# of residents served at plant clinics    294

3. Classes taught
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs 18
# of residents educated 273

4. Grants

Compost grant – $3024 Received from Parks & People Foundation to build a demonstration composting site at Cylburn Arboretum and provide composting workshops in 2014 for the community. Funds will also go toward installing a drip irrigation system for the vegetable garden as well as producing educational signage for the public.

Baltimore City Highlights 2013

BALTIMORE COUNTY
1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    140
# of interns   30
# of volunteer hours    10,350

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    4
# of plant clinics    68
# of residents served at plant clinics    1740

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events: 27
# residents educated:427
# of community gardens receiving educational support: 6
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support: 6
In excess of 600  lbs. of produce donated to food banks/pantries (from MG demo garden).600

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:  149
#  of residents educated:  9422

Baltimore County 2013 Highlights

CALVERT COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs:         74
# of interns:            18
# of volunteer hours:        3,166

2. Plant Clinics/Ask a MG
# of active plant clinic sites:    2 – Annual Plant Sale and North Beach Farmers Market
# of plant clinics:         2

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:  5 (Green Expo, Children’s Day on the Farm, North Beach Harbor Festival, North Beach Farmers Market, Calvert County Fair, Garden Smarter program)
# of residents educated:
# of community gardens receiving educational support:        19
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:    8
# of lbs. of produce donated to food banks/pantries: (from MG personal and MG demo gardens and any school and community gardens where GIEI facilitated the donations).  Over 300 pounds of produce were taken to SMILE for distribution from the Master Gardener gardens at Annmarie Garden.  There were also many pounds of produce donated to SMILE from the gardens at Middleham Chapel.  

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:    23
# of residents educated:            939

4. Awards/recognition
Calvert You Are Beautiful Award – James McVey
Calvert You Are Beautiful Award – Eileen McVey

Calvert Co. Highlights from 2013

CARROLL COUNTY
1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    98
# of interns    11
# of volunteer hours    6300

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    4
# of plant clinics    41
# of residents served at plant clinics    1308

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:    61
# of residents educated:   1190
# of community gardens receiving educational support:    4
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:    3

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:69
# of residents educated: 1371

5. Grants:
Received over 3800 seed packs from Botanical Interest for local educational programs

Carroll Co. Highlights from 2013

CECIL COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs   24
# of interns    11
# of volunteer hours    1406

2. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:   7
# of residents educated:   52
# of community gardens receiving educational support:   3

3. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):   15
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:   15
# of residents educated: 96

Cecil Co. Highlights from 2013

CHARLES COUNTY
1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    72
# of interns    18
# of volunteer hours    5234

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    3
# of plant clinics    6
# of residents served at plant clinics    600

3. Bay-Wise
# of new yards certified as Bay-Wise (MGs and other residents)     40
# of total Bay-Wise certified yards (all years combined)     69

4. Classes taught
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs    4
# of residents educated    250

5. Awards/recognition
Placed second at the Charles County Fair for our Educational display and helped the Charles County Detention Center earn a 1st place blue ribbon for a sunflower entry and 2nd for their sweet potatoes.

6. Grants:
The County Commissioners granted us funds for a prt-time coordinator.

DORCHESTER COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    21
# of volunteer hours    845

2. Plant Clinics
# of plant clinics    2
# of residents served at plant clinics    240

3. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs: 7
# of residents educated: 144

Dorchester Co. Highlights from 2013

FREDERICK COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    89
# of interns    18
# of volunteer hours    6,923

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites:    1
# of plant clinics: 9
# of residents served at plant clinics: 145

3. Classes taught:
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:16
# of residents educated:   320

Frederick Co. Highlights from 2013

GARRETT COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    17
# of interns    16
# of volunteer hours    543

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    1
# of plant clinics    13
# of residents served at plant clinics    425
# Special Event Booths- 3
# of Sites:  3
# of contacts: 1300

3. # of classes/workshops taught by MGs: 6
# of residents educated: 200

Garrett Co. Highlights from 2013

 

HARFORD COUNTY
1.    Basic Information  
# of active MGs     109
# of interns     13
# of volunteer hours 2013     6242
 
2.    Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites     2
# of plant clinics     38
# of residents served at plant clinics     1465
 
3.    Classes taught
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs     45
# of residents educated     1346
 
4. Awards/recognition
Community Connections Award from the Harford Co. Public Schools

Harford Co. Highlights from 2013

HOWARD COUNTY

1.  Basic Information:
Number of active MGs    152
Number of interns – 2012 Class    25
Number of volunteer hours    8,242

2.  Plant Clinics – Ask-A-Master Gardener:
Number of active plant clinic sites    3 Libraries
Number of plant clinics    58
Number of residents served at plant clinics    545

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:    16
# of residents educated:   342
# of community gardens receiving educational support:    4
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:    3
# of lbs of produce donated to food banks/pantries: 40

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:67
# of residents educated: 539

Howard Co. Highlights from 2013

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    362
# of interns    53
# of volunteer hours    22,519

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    14
# of plant clinics    16
# of residents served at plant clinics    4,770

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:        11
# of residents educated     300
# of community gardens receiving educational support:   10
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:   5
# of lbs. of produce donated to food banks/pantries (from MG personal and MG demo gardens and any school and community gardens where GIEI facilitated the donations).    170
    
4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):  337 (including Close Encounters, Harvest Festival, Speakers, GIEI)        
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:     337 (ditto)
# of residents educated:      6,549

5. Awards/recognition
2013 Keep Montgomery County Beautiful

Montgomery Co. Highlights from 2013

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    64
# of interns    10
# of volunteer hours    3581

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    6
# of plant clinics    42
# of residents served at plant clinics    2500

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:   32
# of residents educated:   1150
# of community gardens receiving educational support:   4
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:  18
# of lbs. of produce donated to food banks/pantries (from MG personal and MG demo gardens and any school and community gardens where GIEI facilitated the donations).  250

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:   82
# of residents educated:   1685

Prince George's Co. Highlights from 2013

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    50
# of interns    9
# of volunteer hours   3499

Total number of resident contacts         
Total number of youth contacts                  

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites  
# of plant clinics   
# of residents served at plant clinics   

3. Grow It Eat It

4. Classes taught
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs   
# of residents educated 

ST. MARY'S COUNTY
1. Basic Information
# of active MGs: 89
# of interns: 3
# of volunteer hours: 3980

2. Plant Clinics/Ask a MG
# of active plant clinic sites: 3
# of plant clinics: 36
# of residents served at plant clinics: 270

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events:  7
# of residents educated:  9
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:   2

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:16
# of residents educated: 140

 5. Grants:
Community Foundation of Southern Maryland and Chainey Enterprises awarded a grant of $1000 to UME-St. Mary’s MG’s for the renovation of our local 9-11 Memorial Garden called the Freedom Garden.

St. Mary's Co. Highlights from 2013

TALBOT COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs: 43
# of interns: 9
# of volunteer hours: 1,021

2. Plant Clinics/Ask a MG
# of active plant clinic sites: 2
# of plant clinics: 10
# of residents served at plant clinics: 163

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events: 2
# of residents educated: 22
# of community gardens receiving educational support: 1
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support: 2
# of lbs. of produce donated to food banks/pantries (from MG personal and MG demo gardens and any school and community gardens where GIEI facilitated the donations): Estimated ~25 lbs. to St. Vincent de Paul and Maryland Food Co-op

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs: 28
# of residents educated: 336

5. Awards/recognition

Recognized in excellence of community service and for Master Gardener service: Joan Dickson, Lynn Freeburger, Pam Keeton, and RaeAnn Holder.

Talbot Co. Highlights from 2013

WASHINGTON COUNTY

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs:    90
# of interns:        8
# of volunteer hours:    7,004

2. Plant Clinics/Ask a MG
# of active plant clinic sites:  10
# of plant clinics: 42
# of residents served at plant clinics: 2,871

3. Grow It Eat It
# of classes, workshops, demo garden events, and public events: 13
# of residents educated:   642
# of community gardens receiving educational support:
# of school/youth gardens receiving educational support:

4. Classes/workshops taught (total number including GIEI classes):
# of classes/workshops taught by MGs:  15
# of residents educated: 506

Washington Co. Highlights from 2013

WICOMICO CO. (LOWER EASTERN SHORE)

1. Basic Information
# of active MGs    52
# of interns    17
# of volunteer hours    768

2. Plant Clinics
# of active plant clinic sites    1
# of plant clinics    26
# of residents served at plant clinics    1920

3. Classes/workshops taught: 12

Lower Eastern Shore Highlights from 2013

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