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sustainable landscaping

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...

Plan Your Permaculture Garden

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Talbot County Free Library- St. Michael's Branch
Excited to get your permaculture garden underway for 2020? Join Master Gardener volunteer (and local permaculture expert) Missy Corley Saturday, March 7th at 10 AM for hands-on activity to plan your own garden space. No prior experience necessary! Open to the public and any garden enthusiast. Note...

Ecosystem Modeling: Using Natural Plant Communities as Models for Landscape Design

Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Quarry Gardens, Schuyler, VA
Central Virginia Advanced Training Workshops for Certified CBLPs (and other professionals!) LEAD INSTRUCTOR is Devin Floyd, Center for Urban Habitats, with additional instruction by David Hirschman of Hirschman Water and Environment LLC. This class covers site assessments, research, and the...

Spring into Spring

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center Auditorium
Eastern Shore Master Gardeners are offering a ‘Spring into Spring’ program at the Higher Education Building on the Chesapeake College Campus on Wednesday, March 21 st . A full day of horticultural topics to get even the novice gardener ready for the growing season. The program includes: " What's...

5 Steps to a Chesapeake Bay-Friendly Landscape

Most Maryland residents live within a half-mile of a storm drain, stream or river. Most of those waterways eventually drain into the Chesapeake Bay. What we do to maintain our own landscapes can affect the health of our local waterways (drainage ditches, streams, and rivers), the Chesapeake Bay,...
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