The Conservation Benefits of Xeriscaping
Those of us who don't live in drought-prone areas or desert regions might use water without giving it much thought. Water, however, is a precious resource …LEARN MORE »
Xeriscaping Garden Ideas
You've designed beautiful lawns and gardens in the past, but xeriscaping is new territory, and it's important to learn more about this landscaping method …LEARN MORE »
Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal with Flowers
Enhance your home's curb appeal with flowers - You've put time and thought into designing a welcoming entryway, but what about your front lawn? When guests …LEARN MORE »
How Can a Landscaping Company Do Your Yard Good?
If your yard or property needs a refresher, Homestead Gardens award-winning Landscaping Division can help you with everything from generating design ideas to …LEARN MORE »
Warmly Welcome Visitors with a Beautiful Entrance Garden
The front entrance of the home or business makes an important first impression on visitors. If you've driven the streets of Davidsonville recently, you may …LEARN MORE »
Trends from the Left Coast
Following the convention of looking to California as the maker of all trends, let's review a few that I spotted on my recent trip to San Francisco, starting …LEARN MORE »
Gardens Seen on Tour
I go on garden tours for the inspiration, for the fun of noseying through private gardens, and for photos to share with everyone NOT on the tour. They take …LEARN MORE »
House and Garden Tours in Anne Arundel and Baltimore
Ignore today's snow, surely the last gasp of winter, because Garden Touring Season is almost here! Nothing gets gardeners as inspired and excited about their …LEARN MORE »
Thomas Rainer in Annapolis - Tomorrow Night!
The Annapolis Horticulture Society continues to amaze me with the quality of speakers they present for their members and the public, and tomorrow night's talk …LEARN MORE »
Got Something in your Garden to Paint?
Finally, some winter weather, my favorite time to dream up changes to my garden for next year. I love poring over photos of plants in books, old magazines and …LEARN MORE »
New-Garden Challenges Part 3: Screening
In reporting my progress in beginning a brand new garden, I've covered the challenge of having so much empty space to fill, the challenge of poor soil, and …LEARN MORE »
Design Advice for Small Gardens
Boy, when you reveal your garden here on the web, you’d better be prepared for feedback – the honest stuff, not for the thin-skinned. That’s what I got after …LEARN MORE »