University of Maryland Extension

Garden Series


 MASTER GARDENERS PRESENT GARDEN SERIES

Wondering about pollinator?  See below for our list of references! 

 

Harford County Master Gardeners team up with  Harford County Libraries for the monthly Garden Series.

 

One Saturday each month at the conference room from 10:15 am-noon

Pre-registration is required. Call the Library Bel Air 410-638-3151or logon to  www.hcplonline.org(link is external).  NOTE: library registration begins two weeks prior to class date. If you have questions call the University of Maryland Harford County Extension Office (410-638-3255) for class registration.

Descriptions for 2020 Garden Series Programs

Harford County Library

Topic

GIEI or Garden Series

Description 

Date/Time

Bel Air

Pruning for the Home Owner

GS

Proper pruning will stimulate trees and shrubs to grow balanced and in the preferred direction.  Pruning involves both science and art!  Come and learn about the best tools and techniques.

March 21  

10:15-noon

Bel Air

Fruit Growing Made Easy

GS

Learn how to grow blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries

April 18

10:15-noon

Bel Air

Perfect Pots and Planters

GS

It can be challenging to choose plants and design an eye-catching container arrangement.  This program will include creative ideas and hands-on demonstrations so the audience can create stunning, unique containers to accent their own garden

May 16

10:15-noon

 

Pollinator information on beneficial insects and the plants to attract them 

Natural Resources Conservation Service Plant Materials Program Northeast Region https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/plantmaterials/pmc/northe...

Link to a powerpoint discussing Plants that Attract Pollinators and Natural Enemies by University of Maryland Gerald Burst IPM Specialist. http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/articles/Po...

Resources at the Univ of MD Home & Garden Center on the topic of pollinators http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/pollinators-natural-enemies-benefic...

Pollinator Friendly Plant Lists by the Xerces Society 

https://xerces.org/pollinator-conservation/plant-lists/

Univ of MD Home & Garden Center -Pollinator Basics site http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/pollinator-basics

USDA Pollinator websites 

https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/  

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/plantsanim...

 

 

For more information, contact:

Joyce Browning

University of Maryland Extension Consumer Horticulturist
Harford County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension, Suite 600
3525 Conowingo Road,
Street MD, 21154

jbrowni3@umd.edu(link sends e-mail)
410-638-3255
410-638-3053 FAX

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