Plant Parenthood: Where You Can Find a Community

Welcome to Plant Parenthood! As plant people ourselves, we are so excited you have taken the first step into the houseplant-loving world.
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What Type of Pot Should I Put My Houseplant In?

You may think all you need to know about choosing plant pots is what they’ll look like with your decor but a pot is actually very important to your plant’s …
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Caring for Houseplants in Winter

A home filled with flourishing houseplants can be especially comforting during the winter months when the weather outside is dreary and night comes early. Even …
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Keeping Holiday Plants Alive

Traditional holiday plants like poinsettias add color and beauty to your home during the holiday season, but did you know they don't need to fade away when the …
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How to Repair Your Garden After a Spring Frost

Maryland springs are unpredictable. One day you'll be enjoying a sunny afternoon out on your patio. The next week you're bundled back up in a winter coat and …
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Beginners Guide to Gardening: Harvesting Those Fall Veggies

The fall gardening season is coming to an end, and you probably have plenty of delicious vegetables to keep you busy processing and freezing for weeks to come. …
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Beginning Gardeners Series - Starting a Compost Pile

Gardeners with extra garden and kitchen waste on their hands often look to composting as a great way to reduce this waste. Plus composting at home provides …
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Beginning Gardeners Series: How to Maintain Your Garden

A Beginner's Guide to Gardening Topic #4: How to Maintain Your Garden How to Maintain your Garden is the final installment of Homestead Gardens’ Beginner’s …
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Beginning Gardeners Series: Easy Plants to Grow

A Beginner's Guide to Gardening Topic #3: Easy Plants to Grow in the Chesapeake Bay Region Welcome back to Homestead Gardens Beginner's Guide to Gardening. In …
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Beginning Gardeners Series #2

A Beginner's Guide to Gardening Topic #2: How to Start a Garden Homestead Gardens Beginner's Guide to Gardening series continues to assist novice gardeners …
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Raised Beds are Perfectfor the Chesapeake Bay Region!

  Raised garden beds provide exceptional drainage and are perfect for soil in close vicinity to water like homes in the Chesapeake Bay region. In addition, …
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