The Home and Garden Information Center (HGIC) develops and delivers science-based, sustainable gardening and integrated pest management education for better human and environmental health.
The Home and Garden Information Center partners with the Master Gardener Program to provide educational resources to the volunteers as well as digital resources through the Home and Garden website.
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How to grow your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables in Maryland! Learn all about raised beds, container gardens, and recommended varieties.
Learn about beneficial insects, insect friendly gardens and how to identify and manage insects indoors and outdoors.
How to grow healthy plants indoors and outdoors in Maryland, how to identify and manage problems while respecting the environment.
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Get answers from our team of Maryland Certified Professional Horticulturists, Extension Faculty, and Master Gardeners.
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Thank you for the support of USDA-NIFA through Northeast Region EIPM Grants