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Power of Greens

Learn the benefits of native plants and bring two home for your garden. 6:30-8pm at Willow Oak Flower and Herb Garden, Severn. $35; rsvp: 410-551-2237; www.willowoakherbs.com. 

Garden Smarter • free

  Learn to make small changes to lessen your impact on the Bay when gardening. 10-11:30am at Prince Frederick Library. 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Butterfly and Hummingbird Gardening with Native Plants

Event Date:  May 4, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am Learn how to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden by using native plantings. We’ll also tour the new Reading and Butterfly Garden as well. Meet at the Visitor Center Parking lot. This one hour program is part of the Naturalist Series of Park Ranger-led programs that are held throughout the year at Quiet Waters Park. For more information, or to preregister (required) call 410-222-1777 or e-mail rpdeva00@aacounty.org. Gate fees apply.

Garden Smarter • free

Learn about mutually beneficial crops, how to attract beneficial insects and keep the others at bay, enhance garden health and grow great-tasting veggies. 10-11:30am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Plant Planning • free