Do Mums Come Back Every Year?

Is it really fall without mums on your patio and in your garden? Mums, or Chrysanthemums, are perfect to set in a pot on the front porch next to a few pumpkins …
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The Sky is the Limit with Container Gardening

Interest in container gardening continues to grow because it's so versatile. Use containers as accent pieces all over your garden, to liven up a balcony or to …
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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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Five fall tablescape ideas to entertain with style

When it comes to Thanksgiving, there's no question that the main event each year is the hearty Turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing dinner you share with loved …
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Colorways via Plants at Homestead Gardens

   col·or·way  ˈkələrˌwā/      noun plural noun:  colorways  any of a range of combinations of colors in which a style or design is available.   I was stopped …
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How to Care for Cut Flowers

Cut Flowers Happy Mother's Day, everyone!  Even if you're not a mother.  For me it's a great day to remember my own mother, who passed on her love of gardening …
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Some Things You May Not Know About Valentine's Day - or Cut Flowers

The Days of Wine and Frilly Paper Valentine's Day has its origins back in the 3rd Century but for most of history it's somehow been celebrated without roses - …
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Floral Designers' Tips for Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day One day in mid-January I stopped by Homestead's Floral Department to chat with award-winning designers Justine Marshall and Nancy …
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