Visit Master Gardener Plant Clinics at MCPL This Spring & Summer!

Visit Master Gardener Plant Clinics at MCPL This Spring & Summer!

Questions about your plants and garden? Visit our libraries and ask a Master Gardener.

The Master Gardeners of Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Service will answer your gardening questions this spring at MCPL.

Bring your gardening questions, plant materials or mystery insect to one of the Plant Clinics staffed by Montgomery County Master Gardeners. These volunteers have had training in soil and plant science, tree and shrub identification, integrated pest management, plant diseases and insect pests.

Bring plant cuttings, insect samples and questions about trees, shrubs, lawns, flowers and vegetables.

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.

Master Gardeners Library Schedule

Germantown Library

May 4, 11, 18, 25; June 1, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
6:15-7:45pm

Wheaton Library:

May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25
1-4pm:

Quince Orchard Library:

May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25
10am-1pm:

Marilyn Praisner Library:

May 7, 14, 21, 28
10am-1pm

Twinbrook Library:

May 7, 14, 21, 28
10am-1pm

Davis Library:

May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25
10:30am-1:30pm

Gaithersburg Library:

May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27
12-2pm

Take a look at these resources on plants and gardening. Don’t have a card right now?  No worries!  Find out how to get a library card.