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Carroll County Master Gardeners Present: Beyond the Basics, Garden How-to's

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Carroll County Extension Office

700 Agricultural Center Drive

Westminster, MD 21157

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Join the Carroll County Master Gardeners in the garden this summer!



Wednesday April 17th Building Garden Structures: SOLD OUT

Master Gardeners will demonstrate techniques for creating handy structures to help your garden grow more efficiently. We will provide you with materials lists and instructions to take home so that you can build and customize your own structures!

  • raised beds
  • movable support trellis
  • vertical support
  • tomato supports

The class is geared towards gardeners with any level of building experience.

Meeting Place: At the Garden in Front of the Carroll County Extension Office. 700 Agriculture Center Dr.

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Cost: Free, but registration is required. 20 seats available.



Wednesday, May 15th How to Save Seeds from Your Garden:

You may have attended the Annual Seed Saving Day and wondered how you could collect seeds and share them with your friends. In this class Master Gardeners will discuss how to set your garden up for seed saving success. Learn how to harvest seed heads and steps to take to prepare for cleaning and packaging later.

Meeting Place: At the Garden in Front of the Carroll County Extension Office. 700 Agriculture Center Dr.

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Cost: Free, but registration is required. 20 seats available.



Thursday June 13th Herb Gardening at the Sykesville Community Garden:

Take a moment to enjoy the Sykesville Community Garden in beautiful Downtown Sykesville! Learn about easy to grow herbs that will add some fresh flavor to your next meal. You will be sure to leave this lecture a little bit hungry! Luckily, a fabulous selection of local restaurants are within walking distance of the community garden! Be sure to check out their Social Media Account to get connected for future events! https://www.facebook.com/Sykesville-Eileen-M-Merkle-Community-Garden-246419112117484/

Meeting Place: Please Note Location

** Sykesville Community Garden, 7547 Main Street Sykesville, MD 21784 **

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Cost: Free, but registration is required. 20 seats available.



Thursday, July 18th Food Preservation: How to Preserve Your Harvest

Master Gardeners team up with Food Safety and Nutrition Educator, Dr. Shauna Henley to demonstrate some common food preservation methods as well highlight safe food handling procedures to keep your harvest healthy and useable all year long!

Meeting Place: Burns Hall Kitchen at the Carroll County Extension Office/ Ag Center. 700 Agriculture Center Dr.

Time: ** 5:00pm-8:00pm ** Please note the time change due to the length of the class.

Cost: Free, but registration is required



Wednesday, August 21st: Extending the Season- Prolonging Your Harvest: Structures, Implements and Techniques

What if you could harvest produce well after the first freeze has set in? Now you can! Master Gardeners will share the secret of Season Extension! Learn about our favorite Garden Extenders just in time for you to prepare for Fall.

Meeting Place: At the Garden in Front of the Carroll County Extension Office. 700 Agriculture Center Dr.

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Cost: Free, but registration is required. 20 seats available.



For more information, contact us at ccmg@umd.edu or 410-386-2760

If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please contact the University of Maryland Extension Carroll County office 14 business days prior to the scheduled event. Location: 700 Agricultural Center Dr. Westminster, MD 21157 · Master Gardner Coordinator · (410)-386-2760 · ccoddin1@umd.edu

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression

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700 Agricultural Center Drive

Westminster, MD 21157

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