University of Maryland Extension

Allegany County Master Gardeners Host 1st Annual Open House and Plant Sale

Master Gardener Volunteers
Image Credit: 
Lacie Ashby, 4-H Educator Allegany County

Allegany County Master Gardeners recently hosted their 1st annual Open House and Plant Sale on May 4th, 2013. Master Gardener Volunteers hosted the event at their Demonstration Garden which is housed on site at the University of Maryland Extension office in Allegany County. Composting Demonstrations, Container Gardening Education and youth scavenger hunts were some of the educational activities held in conjunction with the plant sale. UME staff also provided information about the various programs offered in the county including, Agriculture, 4-H, FSNE and EFNEP. Visitors were given tours of the demonstration garden and greeted with smoothies provided by the FSNE and EFNEP programs. All and all the event was a major success and the Master Gardeners look forward to hosting this annual event in the years to come.

For more information about Allegany County Master Gardeners check out our website at http://extension.umd.edu/allegany-county. Or find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyMasterGardeners 

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