Selection and Care of Flowering Plants

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Updated: November 30, 2021

Soil Testing and Soil Testing Labs

Everything you need to know about soil testing.
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Updated: November 15, 2021

Recommended Native Plants for Maryland

Find native plant recommended for Maryland gardens and landscapes.
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Updated: October 14, 2021

Perennials

Growing perennials in Maryland
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Updated: October 12, 2021

Bulbs

Growing daffodils, crocus, tulips, and other types of flowering bulbs in Maryland
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Updated: September 30, 2021

Fall Frost or Freeze Dates in Maryland

When is the first frost or freeze date in your location?
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Updated: September 30, 2021

Spring Frost or Freeze Dates in Maryland

When is the last frost or freeze date in your location?
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Updated: September 29, 2021

Overwintering Tropical Plants

With some care, tropical plants can be overwintered to be used again in the next growing season.
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Updated: August 23, 2021

Fall Flowering Plants

Continue your flowering display into the fall with annuals and perennials.
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Updated: August 10, 2021

Starting Seeds Indoors

Just about seeds can be started inside before planting outside. With a small investment and a bit of space, you can grow hundreds of healthy transplants.
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Updated: May 25, 2021

Spring Daffodils

About spring daffodils
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