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Birding Made Simpler!

Saturday, Jun. 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Southern Branch
There are dozens of apps available to help identify birds. Learn a low tech approach to bird watching using the best app of all, your brain.

Bags, Barrels & Old Boots

Saturday, May. 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
This popular session is back! Learn the essentials for successful container gardening and consider creative combos using vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Gardening in a Changing Climate

Saturday, May. 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Discover some of the effects from global warming, how you can do your part in lowering the effects and how to adapt your garden to the warming climate.

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, May. 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Types of plants Perennials for Sun and Shade Natives Vegetables Flowers Pollinatory Plants Trees and Shrubs Educational Opportunities “Ask A Master Gardener” Visit the Demonstration Gardens and learn about Grow It Eat It,Bay-Wise and Backyard Composting Notes Cash or Check preferred Bring carts,...
Do you own waterfront property and want to learn more about options to reduce shoreline erosion? Then plan on attending Living Shorelines 101 - Basics of Living Shoreline Practices, a presentation...

Close Encounters with Agriculture 2015

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:45am to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Bay Wise Conservation Landscaping

Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Belmont Carriage House Conference Room
Learn how to be 'Bay Wise' and help stop the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay, the Patapsco River and the closest stream near your home. Learn how some simple changes to your property can make all the difference in helping to save the bay! To register, go to http://www.patapscoheritagegreenway.org/...

Rain Barrel Workshop

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Belmont Carriage House Conference Room
Thinking about installing a rain barrel on your property? Come to this presentation to learn about what is involved in the benefits of using a rain barrel. See a sample of a simple rain barrel. Rain barrels built by our sister watershed group the Gunpowder Conservancy are available for purchase,...

Plant Science & Plant Nutrition

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach Center
Learn about how plants grow and what makes plants "happy". Learn about plant nutrients and fertilizers. Do you have a passion for home gardening and home horticulture? Ever wanted to know more about the science behind gardening? If so, consider taking some gardening courses! Garrett College in...

Basic Greenhouse Fundamentals

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach Center
This is an introductory course for those interested in learning about greenhouse fundamentals. During the 3-part course, participatants will be encouraged to participate by going through all the steps for getting started with their own greenhouse. There will be a short introduction to basic...

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