Bring your gardening questions, plant materials or mystery insect to one of the Plant Clinics staffed by Montgomery County Master Gardeners, held on Saturdays between May and September at the Quince Orchard library. These volunteers have had training in soil and plant science, tree and shrub identification, integrated pest management, pesticide safety, 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.
Questions about this program? Contact the branch 240-773-9490
By joining this MCPL program, you agree to abide by our rules of conduct. Library staff has the authority to remove you from this program if we deem your behavior to be inappropriate, to ensure the safety of staff and customers.
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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