Gardening Resources

Data Tracking

Submit your data tracking reports at the Farming Concrete Toolkit.

View a tutorial on how to enter volunteer hours here.

View a tutorial on how to enter harvest count here.


Gardening Resources:

Garden Planning Tool through Farmer’s Almanac

Vegetable Planting Calendar for Maryland

Gardenate: what to plant, when

Preparing Soil for Planting

Information about Soil Testing & Local Labs

Soil amendment

Crop Rotation Made Easy

Organic integrated pest management

Tips for raised bed maintenance throughout the season by Jennifer Carpenter

Winterizing raised beds tips by Jennifer Carpenter


Local sources of soil, mulch, straw:

Frederick County Landfill -- cheap compost and mulch, pick up yourself

Get Chip Drop -- get a free (large) delivery of wood chips when a landscaping company cuts down a tree

Bussard Brothers -- get soil, compost, mulch, straw bales delivered