Tag Archives: garden academy

John Bartram Lives: “Fall is the Perfect Time for Planting!”

America’s first and foremost botanist and plant collector is on the speaking circuit! And he’s talking about all of his favorite color fall plant introductions! Close friends with Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington …

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Pollinator Friendly Rain Gardens Severna Park

Wrap up our 2018 Pollinator Club Meetup series with AAC Master Gardener Elizabeth Matarese in an informative session you may be interested in if you have a low spot on your property. Getting a pollinator-friendly …

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Build a Butterfly Haven: Gardening for Monarchs & Beyond

From the egg to the emerging butterfly, Monarchs fascinate. Raising them, attracting them, and watching them is not just for kids! There are butterfly enthusiasts whose late summer – early autumn life revolves around Monarchs. …

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Intro to Grow Lights

The human eye and a plant leaf see light COMPLETELY differently. A light that looks bright to you might be nearly invisible to your plant, and a light invisible to the human eye may have …

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Intro to Hydroponics

What do you really need to grow hydroponically? You’d be surprised! In this informative presentation led by Tyler Baras, author of DIY Hydroponic Gardens, you will learn how easy it is to start a hydroponic …

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Terrariums & You

With the aid of a terrarium, you can host nature almost anywhere – in your parched apartment or your dim office cubicle. And you can do it beautifully. Terrariums are the ideal venue to bring …

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How Gardeners Can Save The World

A Bee City USA Speaker Series Event
One in three bites of food we eat is thanks to a pollinator, and 90% of wild plant species rely on pollinators to reproduce. But the United …

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Bay-Friendly Landscapes for Pollinators

Bay-friendly landscapes deserve another session, during which additional attention will be paid to native plants and native hybrids that are available to those interested in ensuring an environment that helps protect the Bay. Join AAC …

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Gardening for the Bees

The bees! So much is being said about our bees and how we must figure out how best to help them and protect them. Providing bees with the right plants is critical to their survival …

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The Humane Garden: Cultivating Compassion for All Creatures

A Bee City USA Speaker Series Event
Why do we call some insects “beneficial” while others are “pests”? Why are some plants considered “desirable” while others are “weeds”? Join author and founder of Humane …

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Dog Days of Summer: Keep Dogs Active & Engaged Safely this Summer Severna Park

Summer days are filled with sunshine, heat, and fun. Join us for an informative workshop and learn ways to safely engage your dogs in different activities as well as how to keep them healthy in …

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Dog Days of Summer: Keep Dogs Active & Engaged Safely this Summer

Summer days are filled with sunshine, heat, and fun. Join us for an informative workshop and learn ways to safely engage your dogs in different activities as well as how to keep them healthy in …

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What’s Bugging Me? Common Destructive Garden Insects and How to Identify and Defeat Them

Learn how to identify the most common insects that can destroy your vegetable crop and what can be done to prevent or eliminate them. See examples of common damage to help you identify what pest …

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Bay-Friendly Landscapes for Pollinators Severna Park

Bay-friendly landscaping is a must for this area. Understanding the soil and the native plants that have so much value beyond their beauty can help you choose plants that will thrive, enhance your landscape, and …

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From Garden To Vase

Take your floral arranging up a notch and bring more seasonal flowers, foliage, branches and buds from your garden into your everyday life. There’s so much more you can do with a bunch of flowers …

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Pruning and Grooming for Summer Perennial Color Severna Park

Join us to learn the best and easiest ways to keep your garden beauties looking their loveliest all summer long. Even your flowers deserve a midsummer makeover!

Now that summer is here, many of your …

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Pruning and Grooming for Summer Perennial Color

Join us to learn the best and easiest ways to keep your garden beauties looking their loveliest all summer long. Even your flowers deserve a midsummer makeover!

Now that summer is here, many of your …

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Fragrant Evening Pollinator Gardens Severna Park

Fragrant evening gardens can be just the thing for weary and work-all-day people. A screened-in area, a gazebo, a deck…can provide a restful and relaxing place to watch the night pollinators. Knowing how to entice …

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Winged Visitors: Gardening for Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Moths

Everyone is looking for the hummingbirds to arrive and stay. Counting the numbers has become a favorite pastime among hummer lovers. Sighting the birds who migrate through our area and the perennial favorites is surpassed …

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Hydrangea Highlights Severna Park

Suitable for all ability levels, but prepare to leave as an expert. Learn all the comprehensive care and tricks that you’ll ever need to have the best blooming hydrangeas on the block in a power …

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