The Garden Thyme Podcast

S2:E6 Maryland Wildlife

June 07, 2021 Garden Thyme Podcast Season 2 Episode 6
The Garden Thyme Podcast
S2:E6 Maryland Wildlife
Show Notes

Hello Listener, 

In this month episode we are speaking with Kerry Wixted, Education and Outreach Specialist for Maryland DNR about Maryland wildlife.   Did you know we have native rattle snake in Maryland?  Learn why possum are so useful to have in your garden?  What can you do to increase the wildlife vaule of your garden. 

Here is a link to the MDNR Wild Acres website:

We also have our: 

  • Native Plant of the Month (Button Bush)  at ~ 26:10
  • Bug of the Month ( Manson Bee) at ~ 30:50
  • Garden Tips of the Month at ~ 36:25

We hope you enjoyed this month's episode and will tune in next month for more garden tips. 

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The Garden Thyme Podcast is a monthly podcast where we help you get down and dirty in your garden. The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne’s County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County). The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Access Programs.

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