Easter Lilies are Ready to Bloom
Behold the mighty Easter Lily, known for its huge trumpet-shaped flowers and awesome fragrance - its time is near! Easter Lilies (Lilium longiflorum) are …LEARN MORE »
The Amazing EarthBox!
EarthBox I reported in this blog story the pearls of container gardening wisdom that Gene Sumi conveyed to the Chevy Chase Garden Club recently, but there's …LEARN MORE »
Cooking at Homestead Gardens' Mediterranean Retreat
Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local CookLEARN MORE »
Sumi Teaching Container Gardening at Chevy Chase (DC) Garden Club
Teaching Nobody loves container gardening more than city-dwellers, so Homestead's gardening teacher Gene Sumi will be visiting the Chevy Chase Garden Club …LEARN MORE »
Holiday Happenings and Herbs to Give ...
Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook First the Holiday Happenings:LEARN MORE »
Annuals in Pots Still Looking Good
Here it is Thanksgiving week and I can hardly believe I'm showing off annuals, in pots - still. They're the container plantings that Homestead Annuals …LEARN MORE »
Mid-Summer Container Update
Readers may remember when Homestead's Kerry Kelley selected plants for my containers, after which I dutifully followed her instructions? Well, it's time for …LEARN MORE »
Dena's Custom Containers
Custom Containers In the cute little shed surrounded by annuals at the Davidsonville location, you'll find container-designer Dena Cameron creating …LEARN MORE »
Hot Container Plantings, Coming Up!
I've always loved pastels in the garden, and in the spring, pinks and blues and white are everywhere. But once summer comes and the pastels have finished …LEARN MORE »
Katy Moss Warner May Just Have Taught Me to Do Color
Magazines are full of articles about color but with those wheels and rules, they haven't exactly inspired or taught me to give color much of a try. Anyway, …LEARN MORE »