Tag Archives: garden academy

Your Most-Asked Questions about Composting – Answered!

Award-winning garden writer and home composting expert Barbara Pleasant will share the questions she hears most often from creative gardeners, who are constantly coming up with
new ways to compost. Barbara’s 2008 book, The …

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Grow a Better Food Garden

Thoughtful planning and smart plant choices can help ensure a successful season of growing vegetables and herbs, but you will need to know how to handle hostile weather and oddball insects, too. In this lively …

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Perennial Landscape Plugs™ for your Garden: They May be Small, but They are Mighty Severna Park

Join Carrie Wiles from NorthCreek Nurseries for an educational morning exploring the benefits of planting perennial Landscape Plugs™ as an exciting alternative to larger potted plants for quick establishment of perennials in your garden and …

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Perennial Landscape Plugs™ for your Garden: They May be Small, But They are Mighty

Join Carrie Wiles from NorthCreek Nurseries for an educational morning exploring the benefits of planting perennial Landscape Plugs™ as an exciting alternative to larger potted plants for quick establishment of perennials in your garden and …

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Master Gardeners Open House: Reception & Recruitment

Join Master Gardeners from across the state and learn what it takes to be a Master Gardener. This will be an opportunity for aspiring and current Master Gardeners alike to connect and form lasting friendships. …

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Springtime Refresh – Welcome Spring into your Kitchen and Onto your Table

Join Executive Chef Gretchen Hanson as she takes you through the journey of planning a party to celebrate the arrival of spring. From menu planning using fresh ingredients from your garden to tablescaping with fresh …

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Food Within Reach: Using Edible Fruits Around the Patio

Join Matthew Boyd of Star Roses and Plants to learn the importance of being connected to the food we eat. Discover the tremendous satisfaction of growing fruit collections like Bushel & Berry and other edibles …

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Practical Organic Gardening

Mark Highland, the Organic Mechanic, will share practical methods of organic gardening that will make your garden greener, encourage beneficial insects, protect pollinators, and build healthy soils for all gardens. This will be a top …

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Gardening for our Gentle Native Bees

Gardens and landscaping can be for more than just color, form, and beauty.  They can also be a significant source of nectar, pollen, and nesting for our usually overlooked native bees species.  Overlooked in the …

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A Better Garden Starts with a Better Plant: Gardening with Proven Winners

Join Val Rollins from Proven Winners and learn all about gardening with Proven Winners’ extraordinary flower selection. Learn about new varieties as well as tried and true favorites that you can depend on to deliver …

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2018 Garden Trends: Nature’s Rx for Mental Wellness

In today’s world, it is almost impossible to escape social media, instant news, 24/7 connectivity and the mental exhaustion that follows. While we know gardening helps us achieve physical wellness, it isn’t just about keeping …

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Frederick Law Olmsted: On Designing Gardens Severna Park

A dramatic presentation on the life of the ‘Father of Landscape Architecture’ who created parks for urban wastelands, gardens for outdoor lifestyles, and a conservation movement still challenging the world today. Frederick Law Olmsted had …

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Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home

Specialized relationships between animals and plants are the norm in nature rather than the exception. It is specialized relationships that provide our birds with insects and berries, that disperse our bloodroot seeds, that pollinate our …

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