Dena's Custom Containers

Custom Containers In the cute little shed surrounded by annuals at the Davidsonville location, you'll find container-designer Dena Cameron creating …
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Mike McGrath on Gardening for Wildlife

The famous gardening guru Mike McGrath came to  Homestead recently to talk about gardening with wildlife, and here's my report.  It's been okayed by Mike …
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Those Chilling Drinks of Summer at Homestead Gardens

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook It's not just the drinks...all of the bounty at Homestead Gardens says celebrate with 'summertime …
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Trends in Gardening with John Peter Thompson

John Peter Thompson is a fourth-generation nurseryman who's also in the thick of things in the gardening world nationally.   His blog describes him as a …
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Charles Village Garden Walk

Charles Village Charles Village is a real Baltimore neighborhood, one that knows how to put on a Garden Walk.  A tour by another name, "walk" seems more …
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More Little Green Lessons

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook Last week we began our quest to appreciate the premier greens of early summer. This week we move …
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What I'm Really Doing in My Garden in June

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Little Green Lessons-Garlic’s First Act

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook Food Newsy Notes Who is Will Allen?  He is the father of the food justice movement, recipient of …
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It's Summer Drought-Time. Are You Watering?

Suddenly I'm noticing signs of death-by-drought appearing all over my neighborhood.    Not just wilting, but some dead stems, too.  And I notice that some …
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Phytophthora Root Rot on Shrubs and Trees

By Gene Sumi
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Sides from the Garden to Go with the Grill

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook   Last week we gave you crabcakes on the grill and this week...it's fresh from the farm (or your …
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Time to Prune Cherry Laurels (Azaleas, too)

  Lots of homeowners are looking for evergreen shrubs to cover up the foundation of their house, or to create screening and privacy from their neighbors.  That …
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