Next on our Class Schedule - Houseplants!

Up next at Homestead University's Winter 2013 term is a whole weekend focused on Houseplants, a group of plants we're particularly appreciative of this time of …
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University Classes Begin this Week. First up, Wildlife!

The Winter 2013 Semester of Homestead University starts this weekend, with workshops about Birds and other Wildlife we Love.  Registration open for these …
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Growing Food-Inspiration is Everywhere

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  "Food Unites Us All" ‘Tis the time of year when growers and farmers have their annual gatherings since they …
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Lighting Your Front Yard for the Holidays

Holiday Lights Our Grand Illumination was magical, by all accounts.  Did you know the entire 200,000 lights were designed and installed by our own Landscape …
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Highlights of our Holiday Shop

Our Holiday Shop at Davidsonville is even larger this year, thanks to the store's recent redesign that freed up lots of square footage for this big event.  …
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What's New at our Holiday Open House

Open House What's new this year at Homestead Davidonsville's Holiday Open House? I asked holiday-show coordinator Nancy Huffman that very question and she …
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Photo Journey of the Many Farms of Marin County, CA

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook From Marin Agricultural Land Trust "Across America, 1.3 acres of farm and ranch land are paved over every …
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Two More Weekends of Fall Festival

   Our River of Pumpkins is a popular photo scene. If you haven't attended our legendary Fall Festival yet, you have two more weekends!  At Davidsonville both …
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Fall Farm Adventures in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Our mountains, predominantly the Blue Ridge, beckon this time of year with glorious sunshine, harvested …
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Tomato Fest Coming and Tomatoes Are Here Now!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Let the upcoming Tomato Festival August 22 at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville be enough inspiration to tell …
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Crape Myrtle Festival Time!

Join us this weekend for some great summer festivities - garden talk by experts, great music, and spending your Myrtle Money*.
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Books! Authors! Demonstrations! This Weekend at Homestead

Homestead is holding its first Book Event this weekend - Friday through Sunday - and here's the line-up of great books you'll be hearing about.
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