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Vegetable Gardening Resources for Mid-Atlantic Gardeners

Are you new to vegetable gardening in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania or other parts of the Mid-Atlantic region? Here are several free vegetable gardening resources from regional experts that might be of interest to you or someone you know.   Vegetable Gardening Practices to Protect the Chesapeake Bay and Waterways This useful, brief self-assessment from the…

Wildflower ID for Beginners

Join Liz McDowell with the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society for this hands-on, two-part class offered on consecutive Sundays held at Elk Ridge Nature Preserve in Garrett County, MD. During the MNPS class, learn the names of the wonderful wildflowers in our forests and fields and how to key-out” local plants using the popular Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Limited to five participants. Registration required. Check website for details.

Wildflower ID for Beginners

Join Liz McDowell with the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society for this hands-on, two-part class offered on consecutive Sundays held at Elk Ridge Nature Preserve in Garrett County, MD. During this MNPS class, you’ll learn the names of the wonderful wildflowers in our forests and fields and how to “key-out” local…

Yellow Flag Iris invasive plants

New Regulations on Invasive Plants in Maryland

On April 11, 2016, new regulations on invasive plants in Maryland went into effect, as reported by Paul Goeringer at the Maryland Extension. The new regulations define what is considered a Tier 1 and Tier 2 invasive plant. For more details, check out the Maryland Risk Management Education Blog.  Also check out the Mid-Atlantic Gardener…