Winter 2019
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How to Choose a Seed Catalog
Just in time for the new year!

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Update: Soil Testing Labs
The list of regional soil testing labs for home gardeners has been updated.

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Climate Change: How is it effecting your county?
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Spotted lanternfly
A dire threat to crops shows up in Maryland!

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Boxwood blight
Avoid spreading the disease to boxwoods in your landscape. After the holidays, put purchased boxwood decorations in the trash, do not compost them.

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Emerald Ash Borer
EAB has been killing ash trees in North America since about 2002.

Learn more about the destruction with USDA's Story Map
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How to manage stormwater in the Chesapeake Bay Region.

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