Tag: Anne Arundel Public Library

cicada

anne arundel public libraryThe only place periodical Cicadas occur in the world is the eastern United States. Brood X will emerge this spring by the millions. This talk will discuss the amazing and intriguing biology and ecology of cicadas, in addition to how they might affect plants in your landscape and what you need to do to protect them.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

 

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Composting 101

anne arundel public library This online class is part of the library’s Earth Day event series. Learn about a great way to cut down on food waste and enhance the nutrients of your garden. Featuring Kristen Lagana from county Waste Management, and Master Gardener Nancy Allred.

Registration for this event will be open from April 10, 2021 at 9am to April 24, 2021 at 2:30pm.

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anne arundel public libraryPresented by Anne Arundel Public Library and hosted by the Deale Library, this adult class includes reading one of two books beforehand followed by a virtual group discussion about lawn alternatives.

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  • Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives by Evelyn Hadden
    The ultimate guide to rethinking your lawn-dominated yard. With inspiring color photos and cutting-edge advice about how to work with nature, Hadden offers a diverse set of alternatives to demanding green turf.
  • Lawn Gone! Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard, by Pam Penick
    A colorful guide covering the basics of replacing a traditional lawn with a wide variety of easy-care, no-mow, drought-tolerant, money-saving options that will appeal to today’s busy, eco-conscious homeowner.

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Hostas and Gardening for Monarchs

anne arundel public libraryPresented by Anne Arundel Public Library, this adult class, by Jane Chouinard, will show the many and varied colors and patterns of Hosta plants and how to keep them looking good. Speaker Ginny Klocko shares photos of Monarch butterflies in their quest for survival.

Hosted by the staff at Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library in collaboration with the University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Program Library Workshops Project.

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Gardening for Pollinators

anne arundel public libraryPresented by Anne Arundel Public Library, this adult class will discuss how pollinators in Maryland and across the globe are in decline. Learn about common groups of Maryland’s bees, what plants provide good nectar, what plants are good host plants for butterflies, and about different types of nest boxes for pollinators.

This virtual program is presented in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

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