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Petroselinum crispum What would we do without parsley? Can you imagine an expensive entree without its sprig of parsley? A substitute for parslied potatoes? Undoubtedly, parsley is a necessary culinary herb, but grow your own? You bet! Parsley is a biennial. After its first winter, it flowers and...


Allium cepa var. aggregatum Grow your own specialty crop! If you like gourmet ingredients, plant shallots, a dainty member of the onion family prized for mild subtle flavor without a strong onion or garlic taste. Their small bulbs and green grass-like foliage are edible, similar to green onions...

Bulb fennel, Florence fennel

Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum Bulb fennel has been a mainstay vegetable in the Mediterranean for centuries. Eaten raw in salads, roasted until caramelized, steamed, or stir-fried, it adds a slight licorice flavor to dishes. Don’t confuse bulb fennel with annual herb fennel whose seeds are used...

Cabin Fever Relievers

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:30am to Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 - 11:30am
Brooklett's Senior Center
Is winter giving you the blues? Here’s an opportunity to beat spring to the punch! Talbot County Master Gardeners are delivering a free lecture series free and open to the public on a variety of topics, such as planning your garden bed, seed selection, soil preparation, backyard chickens, herbs and...
Bay-Wise Garden
It’s ironic that the best yard on the block may not be all that “green” because conventional landscaping can be detrimental to the environment. The good news is there is a “green landscaping”...
master Gardeners
Is it that time of year again? No, it’s not! Right about now, the Training & Development Committee would be putting “the final touches” on preparations for the upcoming training class. However,...

Worcester County Fair

Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 - 11:00am to Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 - 4:00pm
Byrd Park Snow Hill
Come one Come All to the 2013 Worcester County Fair! August 9th,10th and 11th. Arts & Crafts, Cake Auction, Talent Show, Demonstrations, Entertainment, Food, Games, Livestock,Horse Show, Pony Rides. For more information contact the Worcester County Fair at

Grow It, Eat It Open House

Saturday, Jun. 29, 2013 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park Activities Center
The Montgomery County Master Gardeners will host a free Open House about Vegetable Gardening on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, at the University of Maryland Extension/Montgomery County, Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855. Sessions include...

Black Swamp Creek Plant Swap, Sale & Grow-It Fest!

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Restored Tobacco Barn at Poplar Ridge Road in Brandywine
Bring labeled plants to swap for other annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seeds, farm and garden stuff. Plant swap begins at 10:00am. Support local grown-compost sale, plant sale, farm displays, gardening demonstrations, land preservation information and more. FREE...


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