How to Plant and Care for Crape Myrtles

While native to eco-regions in East Asia, Crape Myrtles arrived in the United States in the 19th Century from Europe.
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Top 10 Tips For Watering your landscape

Our Landscape Division might love sunny, dry weather so they can install their designs with ease. And we like that idea too! But the downside of uninterrupted …
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Bay-Wise Gardening Tips to Preserve the Chesapeake Bay

Did you know that stormwater runoff, water that reaches the bay after a rainstorm, is actually a huge cause of ocean pollution? This water carries litter, pet …
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Give the Raking and Mulching to Someone Else

Just a short while ago, your yard was the scene for fun and relaxation. But when fall comes around, there’s so much to do to get the yard ready for its long …
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Top Plants for Shady Gardens

There's a common misconception that a shady garden means a dreary garden, but just because your garden doesn't get full sun all day long doesn't mean it can't …
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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 …
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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 …
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Now's the Best Time to Do Landscaping. Seriously.

December Landscaping Most people wait until spring to even THINK about improving their yards and they look pretty incredulous when I tell them that NOW is the …
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Creating a Zen Garden in a Small Lakeside Space

Annapolis Garden of Sue and Perry Luzwick, after spring planting. Time to share another before-and-after story from our Landscaping Division - this one via …
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Backyard Make-Over Starts with Great Hardscaping

  Scott and Michelle Loose's new patio   Hardscaping is the insider's term for anything in the landscape that's NOT a plant.  So, patios, arbors, fire pits, …
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Inspiration for Designing Gorgeous Borders

Inspiration Landscape designers Heather Davidson and Scott Freedman passed along some design and plant wisdom at a recent Winter Workshop, and for those who …
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