Food News + Peas, Please

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook True but Hard to Believe: ...from Tim Hamilton (marketing director at Homestead Gardens)...”Ladies Night at …
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Spring Pruning - the What and the How

Are you one of those homeowners who never does ANY pruning?  Well, you have lots of company.  But really, there are lots of common plants that are almost …
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Great Tree Info from Casey Trees

Casey Trees If you've never heard of the nonprofit group Casey Trees, I'll summarize by declaring it possibly the best-endowed AND best-run nonprofit in all of …
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Katy Moss Warner May Just Have Taught Me to Do Color

  Magazines are full of articles about color but with those wheels and rules, they haven't exactly inspired or taught me to give color much of a try. Anyway, …
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Harbinger of Spring

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   Speaking of spring harbingers...that is exactly what we need and what we find at Homestead Gardens Spring …
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This Week in My Garden: Pruning Roses and Filling Up New Borders

Suddenly it's spring-like out there and OMG there's so much to do in the garden!  First, the regular spring maintenance:
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Mike McGrath on Organic Lawn Care

The nationally famous gardening guru Mike McGrath talked about "How to Get your Lawn Off Drugs" yesterday at Homestead, then stayed to answer tons of …
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A Yarn from an Irishman

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook           It's mid-March-time for celebrating Saint Patrick's Day (especially if you live near Annapolis, MD …
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What to Do in Your Garden in March

  Here’s what most people do. They wait until it’s already warm and colorful outdoors before noticing that their yards look pretty bad and wondering what they …
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Look What's Free at Homestead's Garden Show

Just when we could all use a BIG dose of color, color happens to be the theme of this year's Homestead Garden Show.  Pretty desperate for color myself and …
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More Heat...

...to get us through until spring   Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Last week we got started on the chile pepper trail and now it leads to a …
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Where's the Heat?

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook You know you'll never have trouble getting some heat with chile peppers even if we have 36 inches of snow …
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