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See below for several past events and information on edible gardening!

Do you like want to get started growing fruits in your backyard? Learn about plants that can add ornamental interest and culinary value at the same time. You can have your landscape and eat it, too!

Unique Fruits for Home Landscapes:

Recorded webinar
PDF of Presentation

Handout



Get a start on the growing season and plan for a healthy harvest this spring and summer! Learn ways to maximize your harvest by plant selection, succession planting, trellising and more. Whether growing in containers, raised beds or in-ground, you will learn practical ways to plan for the season and get a bountiful harvest.

Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening:
Recorded webinar
PDF of Presentation

Handouts:

Spring Transplanting Calendar
Vegetable Planting Calendar for Central Maryland 
Vegetable Insect Identification (Purdue Extension E-65)

Get a start on the growing season and plan for a healthy harvest this spring and summer! Learn the basics of growing vegetables and herbs in containers or small raised beds. Through plant selection, succession planting and more, you will learn practical ways to start growing in your small space garden. 

Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening:

Recorded webinar
PDF of Presentation

Handouts/Further Reading:

Spring Transplanting Calendar
Vegetable Planting Calendar for Central Maryland 
Materials for Raised Beds
Vegetable Insect Identification (Purdue Extension E-65)
Raised Beds - Deciding If They Benefit Your Vegetable Garden (Washington State University Extension)

   Garden Professors Blog:
   Tools, tips, and terrible traditions for raised beds – Part 1
   Tools, tips, and terrible traditions for raised beds – Part 2

 

For more information, contact Luke Gustafson at LNG@umd.edu or call (301) 539-3047

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