Learn how to make compost and how to grow native plants from Univ. of Maryland Extension Master Gardeners of Anne Arundel County at a Composting Demo and Native Plant Gardens. 11am at Quiet Waters Park’s Wildwood Trail, Annapolis. $6 or park pass: 410-222-1777; www. aacounty.org/recparks/parks/quietwaters.
Hear Master Gardeners Donna Koczaja and Master Composter Nicolas Tardif talk about black gold, otherwise known as compost, at the Bowie-Crofton Garden Club meeting. 7pm at the Kenhill Center, Bowie: 301-262-8676; www.bcgardenclub.org.
Enjoy a home-cooked meal complete with fresh vegetables grown at Goshen Farm Sharing Garden, to benefit the restoration of Historical Goshen Farm. $8. 5-7pm at Gloria Del Lutheran Church, Arnold:
Hear horticulturist Gene Sumi talk about fall planting with lunch at Chesapeake Garden Club of Calvert County’s monthly meeting. 10am-2pm at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: 410-741-1154; firstname.lastname@example.org.