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Bay-Wise Friendly Lawn Care

Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Queen Anne's County Public Library
Everyone in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed lives within a half mile of a stream, river, or storm drain, how we treat our lawns can directly influence the health of our Bay. In this FREE class you learn, how to test your sil, when to fertilize your lawn, and how to read a fertilizer bay.
Screen shot of Landscape Archit. Magazine article on CBLP
Landscape Architecture Magazine featured the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals Certification Program and Wetlands Watch in its December 2017 issue. Read about it here: /sites/extension.umd.edu/...

The Right Tree for Your Lawn

Trees provide life-giving oxygen and food, regulate temperatures, sequester carbon, and yield raw materials for building. Trees also are a source of simple beauty and they utilize nutrients as they grow. If you look at the cost of buying and maintaining trees, they are a pretty good bargain when it...

Baywise & Beautiful Tour

Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
5807 Harford Road - Harbel Community Organization
The Bay-Wise & Beautiful Garden tour hosted by the University of Maryland Extension Baltimore City Master Gardeners will feature gardens in Northeast Baltimore for 2017. All gardens featured on the tour have been Bay-Wise Certified and feature plants and gardening practices that are designed to...
Fall and winter are a time of change; something that some look forward to and that others dread. It’s a time of short days and long nights, end-of-year reports, and planning activities and events in...More info
When it comes to sustainability in the Chesapeake Bay, good intentions don’t always lead to effective outcomes. Now a team of University of Maryland Extension (UME) experts are helping to ensure...

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