University of Maryland Extension

Spring Conference

Spring Conference – February 22, 2020


This year our conference focuses on helping you create and maintain sustainable gardens to enjoy now and for years to come.  This day-long event is open to the public and offers multiple presentations by Master Gardeners.  Your registration includes a continental breakfast, a delicious bag lunch, raffle prizes, networking with other gardeners, and answers to your gardening questions during our Ask the Master Gardeners session. 

Presentation topics include:

  • Deer and Your Landscape
  • Invasives­­­­­­­­­­­­­—How to ID, Control, Eliminate, and Replace
  • Growing and Using Edible Flowers
  • Gardening with Natives and Guilt-Free Non-Natives
  • Vegetable Gardens of the Future
  • Benefits of Salvias in Your Garden
  • Caring for Your Turf Within Montgomery County Guideline
  • Wildlife Friendly Gardens­­—From Balconies to Large Gardens
  • Make (and Take Home) a Container Herb Garden (*There is a $15 materials fee in addition to the registration fee for this program.  Registration is limited to 20 participants.)


In addition, we will have Lunch & Learn presentations.  All presentations include helpful handouts and reference materials.

 For details about the presentations, click here.

 Click here for details about the presentations, schedule of events AND to register (on or after January 6, 2020). .

 We look forward to seeing you!

 For your reference, you can access the last three years of conference materials online.

 To be added to our MCMG Spring Conference email list, simply send an email to  This list is for our Spring Conference only; we respect your privacy and will not use the information for any other reason.

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