Watering: How Much is Enough?

Watering can make or break your gardening success. Too much and the plants drown. Not enough and they turn to a crisp. Here’s what you need to know about …
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Summer Annuals to Brighten up Your Garden

Don’t put away your gardening tools yet! Spring planting season may be over, but there are actually many plants that can be added to the garden later in the …
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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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A Letter to the Community

To all the valued customers of Homestead Gardens, I am writing to update you on what’s happening at Homestead Gardens’ Davidsonville location this March.
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Summer with Pets: 6 Outdoor Safety Tips

Summer is a relaxing time for all, but don't forget that some summertime festivities can pose a danger to your pet or make them feel uncomfortable. Always keep …
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Rose Care 101: Tip for Planting and Tending Roses

Roses are one of the most beloved flowers due to its beautiful bloom, fragrant scent and cultural significance. From coast to coast, these stunners can make a …
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Agriculture is for Everyone

Getting Involved in the Local Ag Community Agriculture is a huge part of our American culture that incorporates a lot more than just farming or animals.
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Raising Backyard Chickens: Note on Biosecurity

Biosecurity is defined as a practice to prevent the spread of disease onto your property. The purpose is to protect your flock from infectious diseases. The …
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Brighten Up Your Yard with Early-Blooming Spring Flowers

If you're longing for spring to come early, you're not the only one. The good news is, you don't have to wait for summer to brighten up your yard. There are …
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The Danger of Bad Breath for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... It is stated by the American Veterinary Dental Society …
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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard in the Winter

Birds look even more beautiful in the winter, their colorful feathers contrasting with the blanket of snow. Dozens of different winter birds can stop by your …
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Winter Safety for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... With temperatures dropping, it is important to keep …
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