University of Maryland Extension

FREE Demonstrations in the Garden

5/4 Deer Resistant “Oh Deer, Don’t Eat That!”
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.

5/11 Compost “Backyard Composting”
Two methods for composting will be discussed; using garden waste to make outdoor compost and how to use kitchen scraps in indoor worm composting

6/15 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.

8/24 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.

9/7 Pollinators “The Year-Round Pollinator 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!

10/12 Choosing and Planting Your Fruit Trees

10/26 Winterize Your Vegetable Garden

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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