Green Beans & Patience: Advice for Gardening with Children

Summer is finally on its way, and families are starting to plan their summer activities. Swimming, family cookouts, and camping trips are all on the family …
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10 Fast Facts About Arbor Day

Arbor Day, one of our favorite holidays, is right around the corner! It’s a day to celebrate trees and the vital role they play in the world.
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7 Plants Native to Maryland

Why “grow native?” Native plants have evolved with a region’s climate and unique features for thousands of years. This makes them especially well-suited to …
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How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

When you think about pollinators, honeybees probably come to mind first. However, bees aren’t the only pollinators! 
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Chicks on the Loose

Raising your own chickens can be a fun and simple way to cultivate your family’s connection with agriculture. Backyard chickens are easy to care for, …
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Planting a Cut Flower Garden

A bouquet of flowers is a wonderful way to freshen up any room and make it feel warm and inviting. But don’t just take our word for it: The University of North …
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7 Must-Haves for Your Outdoor Space

In the modern world, it can be easy to stay cooped up indoors. Even with the best intentions, many people only go out to get to their car.
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8 Items You Can Provide to Keep Your Chickens Happy

It’s exciting to see more and more families choosing to raise backyard chickens. Chickens are a great way to get your family involved in producing your own …
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5 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Patio

If you live in an apartment or even just a well-populated neighborhood having privacy in your outdoor space can be tough.
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5 Exotic Flower Varieties

When you think of flower gardens your mind probably jumps to familiar, favorite plants such as the roses your grandmother always grew, or daffodils and peonies …
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A Letter to the Community

To all the valued customers of Homestead Gardens, I am writing to update you on what’s happening at Homestead Gardens’ Davidsonville location this March.
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Little Luxuries: Ideas to Make the Most of Your Small Porch

Scrolling through Instagram or Pinterest can leave you with some serious envy for those huge wrap-around farmhouse porches and sprawling pergola covered …
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