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Burpee Gardens
Clark's Elioak Farm
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Ferry-Morse Seed Company
Grow It Eat It
Home and Garden Information Center
I Support Farmers Markets
Maryland Native Plant Society
Park Seed
Seed Savers Exchange
Seeds Of Change
Square Foot Gardening 4 U
Territorial Seed Company


Home And Garden Information Center
Useful site with garden tips and information, home horticulture, ability to email questions, free fact sheets, and a master gardener program.
 
Grow It Eat It
The Grow It Eat It mission and website is to Help Marylanders improve health and save money by growing fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs using sustainable practices.

Grow It Eat It Classes
Grow It Eat It provides a variety of classes each year to provide assistance to home gardeners. The schedule is available here.  

Maryland Cooperative Extension Planting Dates
A useful planting date guide outlining the appropriate time to plant a wide variety of garden vegetables.

Floating Row Cover
From Grow It Eat It, the University of Maryland Extension provides information on using a floating row cover for frost protection, more rapid plant growth and how to create a shield around your plants to keep out insects, birds and animals.

Howard County Composting and Free Composting Bins Information 

The site provides information on composting and where to get a free composting bin
 
Soil Testing Information
This site provides information on soil testing to measure the pH and nutrients in your vegetable garden.

 

The Farmers Almanac

The Farmers Almanac Gardening by the Moon Calendar is determined by our age-old formula and applies generally to regions where the climate is favorable.


Howard County Parks and Recreation

Whether you are looking to attend a fun family event, learn a new skill, play in a sports tournament league, take a trip or enjoy park hiking trails, Howard County provides an extensive array of quality leisure programs and natural park settings that benefit all of its citizens.


Howard County Community Gardens

Information on all the community gardens in the Howard County area are available here.


Columbia Community Garden

Interesting write up by a local real estate agent on the Columbia Gardeners.


Maryland Insects and Bugs

Use this website to identify the insects you find in your garden. There are a total of 264 Maryland Bugs in the Insect Identification database

 

 

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