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Growing Community Gardens

University of Maryland Extension

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Riverdale, MD

Growing Community Gardens

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Growing Community Gardens

 A gathering for Prince George’s County gardeners to build community, learn from each other, and gain gardening skills  

 

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 10 am – 3 pm

University of Maryland Center for Educational Partnership

6200 Sheridan St., Riverdale, MD 20737

 

Join us for workshops, a panel discussion, and lunch

$20 per person


Workshop #1: Plant and Pest Identification and Organic Control by Jon Traunfeld, Director of the University of Maryland Home and Garden Information Center and State Master Gardener Coordinator.

 

Workshop #2:Garden Planning and Crop Rotation by Elizabeth Olson, Master Gardener and Certified Professional Horticulturist.

 

Panel Discussion: “Successful Community Gardens” with Esther Mitchell from University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Coordinator; Alexandria Lippincott, Co-Chair, Sheridan Street Community Garden Club; Dave Kneipp from the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation; and Gül Güleryüz from M-NCPPC.

 

 

Contact Christie Balch at cbalch@umd.edu or at (301) 779-2806 x706 for additional information or if you'd like to register by mail and pay with a check


Hosted by University of Maryland Extension Prince George's County


Sponsored by:

Eric C. Olson, Council Member, District 3, Prince George's County Council

Ingrid M. Turner, Council Member, District 4, Prince George's County Council

MOM's Organic Market

Prince George's County Farm Bureau, Inc.


 University of  Maryland Extension programs are open to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability.  

Have questions about Growing Community Gardens? Contact University of Maryland Extension

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University of Maryland Center for Educational Partnership
6200 Sheridan St.
Riverdale, MD 20737

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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University of Maryland Extension

University of Maryland Extension (UME) is a statewide, non-formal education system within the college of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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