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Gardening with Native Plants

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Learn how to transition the garden from exotics, particularly invasive exotics, to a garden full of beautiful native plants of Maryland that feed our insects, birds and wildlife. There will be plenty of information on the common invasive plants of Maryland as well. Speaker Ann Aldrich's work in...

Workshop: Residential BMPs for Landscapers

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
George Howard Building
Designed for landscaping companies and contractors working in Howard County, t his free w orkshop will cover: Design & installation specifications for common residential BMPs. Basic information about the County's residential stormwater program. Sustainable Landscaping Best Practices. How to use...
Landscaping for Resilience in a Changing Climate banner over image of flowers
The Earth’s climate is changing. Impacts - including higher temperatures, warming water temperatures, rising sea levels, and longer periods of extreme weather - are already being felt in the...

Cabin Fever Reliever

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Brooklett's Senior Center
Looking for a distraction from winter blues? Join the Talbot Master Gardener Volunteers for our winter lecture series, covering a variety of topics to get you excited about all things spring! Tuesdays, February 18th & March 17th from 10 AM to 11 AM. Free and Open to the Public ; advance...

Cabin Fever Reliever

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Brooklett's Senior Center
Looking for a distraction from winter blues? Join the Talbot Master Gardener Volunteers for our winter lecture series, covering a variety of topics to get you excited about all things spring! Tuesdays, February 18th & March 17th from 10 AM to 11 AM. Free and Open to the Public ; advance...

Meet Your Native Plants

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Talbot County Free Library- Easton Branch
Native plant species are easy to grow and help the environment! They benefit birds, wildlife, and the Bay. Join us for a cheerful discussion on how to choose the right plants for your gardening goals. Discussion led by Maureen Rice, Talbot County Master Gardener No prior experience necessary! Open...

Plant Swap and Rain Garden Workshop

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Owen Brown Community Center
Interested in learning more about the care and maintenance of rain gardens? Join us on Saturday, October 19th for an afternoon workshop perfect for Bay-Wise Master Gardeners, Master Watershed Stewards, and Columbia homeowners with a rain garden or those thinking about installing one. We will cover...

4th Annual Plant Exchange at Wilde Lake Park

Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
The Barn at Wilde Lake
Trade your extra or unwanted seedlings, seeds and plants for seedlings, seeds and plants donated by other gardeners! The Community Action and Resources for Environmental Stewardship (CARES) Plant Exchange at Wilde Lake is a community-wide FREE event. The Exchange encourages reuse, recycling,...

Hometown Habitat Screening

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum- Van Lennep Auditiorium
The Talbot County Master Gardeners are proud to present a lively, thought-provoking film in mid-winter that will inspire you to value native plants for their role in creating low-maintenance, seasonally-dynamic and eco-healthy landscapes. This free, 90-minute documentary, Hometown Habitat – Stories...

Got Shade? Native Plants for Shady Gardens

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Learn about some native plants that are adapted to shade, add color and texture to your landscape, and benefit pollinators and other wildlife. Example garden designs will be presented.

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