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Nematode Sampling

Timely Vititculture Pre-Harvest
Nematodes are worm-shaped animals found in many different environments and 10% of known nematode species are parasites of plants. Plant-parasitic nematodes are thread-like, virtually invisible to the naked eye when in the soil or within plant material, and range from 1/50 to 1/8 of an inch (0.2 to...

Maryland State Horticultural Society 2016 Summer Tour

Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016 - 8:15am to 5:15pm
Catoctin Mountain Orchard
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JULY 13th, 2016 TIME: 8:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. TOUR BEGINS AT: Catoctin Mountain Orchard 15036 North Franklinville Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 COST: $10 (includes coffee & doughnuts, lunch, beverages, and bus ride) REGISTRATION: Mail in (see attachment) or online( 2016summertour...

Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
WESTERN MARYLAND REGIONAL FRUIT MEETING PROGRAM FEBRUARY 25, 2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) 18330 Keedysville Road Keedysville, Maryland 21756 COST: $30.00 per person (Includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Handouts) ($40.00 after Feb 18, 2016)...

3rd Annual Growing Community Gardens Gathering

Saturday, Mar. 28, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Center for Educational Partnership
The 3rd Annual "“Growing Community Gardens” event will allow community gardeners from around the county and surrounding areas to network with each other and attend four workshops taught by local experts. Workshops include Backyard Orchards, Seed Saving and Swapping, Green Thumb Yoga, and Local Food...
Wines produced by University of Maryland Extension experts and made from grapes grown at the university’s research and education centers proved popular during a recent national competition. Nine...

Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
2015 Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting will take place on Thursday, February 19th. The Annual Fruit School provides information related to commercial tree and small fruit production. Information on pesticide and nutrient management updates and cultural practices are presented by university...


Photo by HGIC
Fragaria x ananassa Everyone has special strawberry memories or recipes. Strawberries are easy to grow and Maryland's climate is ideal for growing them. So…join the club! Grow strawberries in containers or in the ground. Choose a sunny location with organically enriched, well-drained soil (they do...
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