Forced Amaryllis and Paperwhites for the Holidays

There’s something so charming about having amaryllis and paperwhites bloom during the holiday season. They add a fun breath of life to the room at a time of …
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Bring Your Houseplants in for Winter

Houseplants are traditionally from tropical locations, so as the temperatures begin to cool, it’s important to bring houseplants indoors for the winter. …
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Best Indoor Plants this Winter

With winter rolling in, your outdoor garden won’t be requiring your diligent attention for a few months. That begs the question: What’s a gardener to do? …
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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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Container Posies and Parties

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert If you have the Valentine Vibe...give it a lot of love! Above all spread the love with something lasting like flowers …
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Your Privately Guided Holiday Tree Tour-Week 1

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert Take A Walk Through Our Enchanted Winter Woods Copper Elegance The Garden Greenhouse Homestead Gardens’ eye-popping …
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Gardening with Succulents

Homestead Gardens is where you'll find delightful - and amazingly easy to care for - succulent plants for both your indoor and patio gardens. Succulents are …
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Next on our Class Schedule - Houseplants!

Up next at Homestead University's Winter 2013 term is a whole weekend focused on Houseplants, a group of plants we're particularly appreciative of this time of …
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Cactus and Succulents for Marylanders? You Bet!

Our own gardening guru Gene Sumi spoke to the Golden Spade Club this month about a topic you don't hear enough about in the East - the world of succulents and …
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Living the Lush Life

Written by: Ann-Marie Sedor | Photos by: Melanie McCabe Houseplants are often relegated to wallflower status as simple flushes of greenery that fill empty …
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The Latest and Greatest from the Tropical Plant Expo

Ever heard of TPIE, the Tropical Plant Industry Expo?  Yeah, me, neither.   But Charles Kemberling, houseplant manager in our Davidsonville store, wouldn't …
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Gene Sumi Makes Houseplant Care Make Sense

Homestead's gardening educator did some teaching at the December meeting of our Golden Spades group and the topic of houseplants couldn't have been timelier.   …
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