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Carroll County

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Native Plants

THE SHIRLEY MEMORIAL GARDEN AND GILLETTE GARDEN AGRICULTURE CENTER, WESTMINSTER, MD The Shirley Garden is a butterfly garden which was planted in honor of Margaret “Hank” Shirley. It is located at the entrance to the Extension Offices near the flagpole. The garden is planted with several varieties...

Pollinators

THE SHIRLEY MEMORIAL GARDEN AND GILLETTE GARDEN AGRICULTURE CENTER, WESTMINSTER, MD The Shirley Garden is a butterfly garden which was planted in honor of Margaret “Hank” Shirley. It is located at the entrance to the Extension Offices near the flagpole. The garden is planted with several varieties...

Bay-Wise

A growing group of Master Gardeners work on a wide variety of activities to help reduce pollutants flowing into our backyard treasure, the Chesapeake Bay. In order to increase interest in this important endeavor, we are focusing on the quality of water in our streams with a new theme: Our...

Ask a Master Gardener

The Carroll County Master Gardeners are available at various times and locations around the county to answer your questions. Check our calendar of events to find a time and place near you.

Basic Training

Do you love to learn new things and teach others about Gardening and Nature? If you would like to become part of a team of volunteer educators that work together to educate Carroll County residents about sustainable gardening and landscaping, then the Master Gardener Program might be for you! Here'...

Growing Malting Barley in Maryland

The University of Maryland Extension has partnered with local businesses to research the practicalities and economics of growing barley in Maryland for malting. After it is grown, barley must be malted so that sugars can be extracted for use in the brewing industry. In this video Bryan Butler,...

Hops in Maryland

In an effort to support the new and rapidly growing brewing industry in Maryland, 24 varieties of hops have been established at the University of Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station in Keedysville, Maryland. Although not the first hops planting on a research farm, this planting is about ½ acre...

Grow It Eat It - Winter 2016

Learn How to Grow Your Own Food Do You Want To: Eat fresh organic food? Get more exercise? Reduce stress and improve your health? Be more self-reliant? Have fun? The Carroll County Master Gardeners can show you how to: start plants from seed, grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and salad greens, save...

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