What's up with FreezePruf?

Suddenly, blue bottles of a product called FreezePruf are showing up on the doorsteps of garden writers and on the shelves of retail garden centers.   And …
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About Gene Sumi

Gene Sumi Gene Sumi is Homestead's Educational Coordinator and Certified Professional Horticulturist and in that role he provides customers with gardening …
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The Trend Toward Sustainable Agriculture

Luckily I've had the chance to witness the movement towards Sustainable Agriculture as a career when visiting and working with Generation X and Yers on farms …
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Michael Pollan's 'Botany of Desire' Documentary

Most people know Michael Pollan as a food writer and activist for local and organic food, but his earlier gardening books are what made me a fan. His Second …
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Japanese Maples!

Japanese Maples They're so beautiful in late October, a poor blogger's tempted to say "OMG!"
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What is Kitchen Gardening?

What is a Kitchen Gardener? First and foremost, kitchen gardeners love food, both product and process. They do not dream of eating a good tomato, but a true …
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Cooking with Pumpkins: 2 Easy Recipes

Okay, now let's stop talking and get cooking with all of that great produce just singing the fall song and calling your name. First start with this scrumptious …
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Ornamental Grasses in All Their Glory

Ornamental Grasses Who can resist ornamental grasses in October?  Or even more so in November, December, January and February when there isn't much going on in …
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8 Things To Do In Your Garden in October

You know those long lists of to-do's this month, with somewhere between 20 and 30 items? Honestly, instead of inspiring me to take action, they cause my eyes …
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Cooking with Figs

Fresh figs are becoming an increasingly adaptive tree to the Chesapeake Region. We’re thrilled because figs are some of the healthiest fruits and make almost …
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Homestead Gardens Blog - the What, Who, and How

What Is This Blog? It's a team blog brought to you by an independent garden center in Davidsonville and Severna Park, Maryland.  Blogs are simply websites that …
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Garden Blogger Susan Harris

Susan Harris caught the gardening bug growing up in Virginia, became certified as a Master Gardener in Washington, D.C., and has been gardening in Maryland for …
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