Weekend Garden Events
Photo credit: Baltimore Sun/Karl Merton Ferron
Saturday, 11 a.m.: Owls Native to Maryland ($5) – Andy Brown of Battle Creek Cypress Swamp presents an informative session all about the varieties of owls that call Maryland home and how you can attract these elusive nocturnal hunters to your yard.
2 p.m.: Opening Your Pond ($5) – Water Gardening Specialist Dave Kemon guides you through the steps of getting your pond ready for spring and reviews pumps, containers and vegetation.
Sunday, 11 a.m.: Proper Planting Techniques ($5) (Davidsonville) – Education Coordinator Gene Sumi demonstrates the correct way to plant trees and shrubs that goes beyond just digging the hole. Ways to save your back and give your green investment a great start.
11 a.m.: Gardening in Small Spaces ($5) (at Homestead's Severna Park location) Lisa Winters discusses how to create a beautiful garden even in the smallest of spaces.
2 p.m.: Proper Planting Techniques ($5) (Severna Park) Education Coordinator Gene Sumi demonstrates the correct way to plant trees and shrubs that goes beyond just digging the hole. Ways to save your back and give your green investment a great start.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Orchid diagnostics and re-potting clinic with Carol Allen (Behnke's Potomac location) Have an orchid question? Ask Carol. Her vast knowledge of orchids comes from many years of hands-on experience. She would love to answer your questions and, for a minimal fee, she will expertly re-pot your orchid.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Childrens Workshop: Make a Gourd Birdhouse (Beltsville) ($25)A fun activity! Denise Sharp will show everyone how to create a birdhouse from a gourd and decorate it. Afterwards you will take it home to enjoy. Additional gourds will be available for sale if you would like to make another at home.
Sunday, 1 p.m.: Building a Houseplant Container Garden (Beltsville) ($35) Learn how to combine different plants with similar tastes to create a container garden for inside
your home and build it to take with you at the end of class. All materials included.