Shows & Events
Maryland Spring Wildflower Tours
The Maryland Native Plant Society offers an extensive list of field trips, wildflower farm tours, and walks to view wildflowers and natural areas across the state this spring. Visit their Web site at: http://www.mdflora.org/events/trips.html
Starting Garden Transplants at Home
Starting Garden Transplants at Home from Iowa State University offers all the basics on home seed starting. It explains about the different commercial seed-starting mixes and products, such as peat pellets, plus it gives you a timetable on when to start many of the common vegetable and flower seeds, plus how and when to transplant them. Combine this guide with your calendar, and count back from your average last frost date to estimate when to start your seeds. Timing is critical, so this concise guide is very helpful to beginners and a great reminder to more experienced seed starters.