University of Maryland Extension

Master Gardener

In every Maryland county and in Baltimore City, communities came together throughout the month of October to celebrate the 100 th anniversary of University of Maryland Extension and to discover how...

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Education Center- Multi-Purpose Building
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Planting Bulbs for Spring Color

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Planting Bulbs for Spring Color Learn how to fill your garden with beautiful spring flowers by planting bulbs in the fall. This indoor/outdoor class will cover bulb planting basics with hands-on practice in our Demonstration Garden. Learn about varieties, naturalizing, maintenance, forcing bulbs,...

Creating a Monarch Waystation

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Creating a Monarch Waystation Worried about why the Monarch butterfly is in decline? Learn how you can help it survive by creating the right habitat in your own backyard. Learn what plants and shrubs serve as host and nectar plants for these beautiful creatures, and how your garden can be a...

Preserving Flowers and Plant Material

Saturday, Jun. 14, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Preserving Flowers and Plant Material This will be a hands-on class, introducing the many methods of preserving the beauty of nature, allowing you to take home fresh flowers placed in different preserving materials. Please bring a computer paper box with lid and eye protection (glasses, safety...

Composting for Results

Saturday, May. 17, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Composting for Results Learn how to improve your soil and the health of your plants by using your own kitchen and yard wastes. Review common composting methods and equipment and get hands-on experience building a compost pile in our Demonstration Garden. Click here to register

Turf Care

Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Turf Care Lawn care is not alchemy but with a few management techniques you can improve your lawn without breaking the bank. Learn how these techniques can reduce your weed problems and improve your turf. Click here to register

Organic Gardening

Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Organic Gardening Learn how improving your soil can improve your gardening results. Discover ways to organically control insects, diseases and weeds. This class will cover the basics of organic gardening and will include information on soil testing, soil building, attracting beneficial insects,...

Create a Bird-friendly Garden

Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Create a Bird-friendly Garden Create an oasis for birds in your backyard. Learn how the right feeders, food, birdbaths and birdhouses can make birds flock to your gardens. Discover plants that provide seeds, berries, nuts and nectar for birds. And learn conservation landscaping techniques that...

Saving Seeds for the Future of Heirlooms

Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
Savings Seeds for the Future of Heirlooms This workshop will familiarize you with the basics of seed saving with an emphasis on heirloom vegetables. Learn why and how to collect and save seeds. Learn the difference between hybrid and open-pollinated varieties. Gain hands-on experience. Click here...

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