The Master Gardeners of Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Service will answer your gardening questions.
Bring your gardening questions, plant materials or mystery insect to one of the Plant Clinics staffed by Montgomery County Master Gardeners, held on Wednesdays between April 5 through the end of September in the lobby on the first floor of the Germantown library. These volunteers have had training in soil and plant science, tree and shrub identification, integrated pest management, plant diseases and insect pests.
Master Gardeners can help you to:
- Select the right plants and trees for your site.
- Decide when and how to test your soil.
- Feed your turf without feeding the Chesapeake Bay.
- Identify weeds, insects and disease.
- Avoid blanket use of herbicides and pesticides.
- Identify and avoid killing beneficial insects.
- Learn how and when to prune your trees and shrubs.
- Chose the right mulch for your garden.
- Read seed catalogues.
- Develop strategies to deal with deer.
Take a look at these resources on plants and gardening. Don't have a card right now? No worries! Find out how to Get a Library Card.
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People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.
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