University of Maryland Extension

FREE Demonstrations in the Garden

6/2   Grow it Eat it "Companion Planting"
Choose the right companion plants for your vegetable garden to attract beneficial insects, repel pests, and provide a beautiful approach to a healthier garden.

6/23 Deer Resistant “Deer Proofing Your Garden; Current Strategies”
Spend an hour in our garden for this overview of plant selections and garden designs that discourage deer browsing. Deer repellants, fencing and other tactics will be discussed.

8/18 Herbs “Herbs Our Medicinal and Culinary Friends”
Learn about the historically medicinal benefits of herbs as well as their culinary uses.
Harvesting and drying techniques will also be discussed.

8/25 Bay-Wise "Gardening for a Healthier Environment “
Beautify your yard and, at the same time, promote insect diversity, attract birds, and protect the Chesapeake Bay.

9/8 Pollinators “What's Buzzin' in the Garden?”
A wide array of early fall flowers are in bloom, so come see what’s buzzin' in this
landscape to extend your gardens flowering season -Help tag and release adult
monarchs too!

9/29 Compost “How to Make Great Compost”
Two methods for composting will be discussed; using garden waste to make outdoor compost and how to use kitchen scraps in indoor worm composting

Location: Demonstration Garden @ The Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture, 1114 Shawan Rd. Cockeysville, MD 21030

Time: 10:00- 11:00am

Registration is required. Register at: Registration

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