Gardening

Gardening Resources

Data Tracking

We have moved away from Framing Concrete and developed our own personalized mobile app.

To download the data tracking app, click here
Contact Claire Hudson at hudson@hood.edu for the username and login. 

Gardening Resources:

Garden Planning Tool through Farmer’s Almanac

Vegetable Planting Calendar for Maryland

Gardenate: what to plant, when

Preparing Soil for Planting

Step-by-step guide to vegetable gardening

Collection of gardening databases

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