More On No-Mow and Less-Mow Gardens and Plants

No-Mow and Less-Mow I sure enjoyed the super-engaged audience for my talk and slide show about reducing lawns at our Spring Fling this past weekend.  How …
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Meet the Tomato Festival Winners

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Serenity for Summer at a Local Spot

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   After our Green Drinks event on the South River at Historic London Town and Gardens, the “shining jewel’’ …
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Illustrated Guide to the Perennial Affair - Next Weekend

I've recently enlarged all my garden borders, so I need more perennials.  But that's not the only reason I'm psyched about the Perennial Affair event coming up …
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Cooking at Homestead Gardens' Mediterranean Retreat

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook
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Edible Gardening Weekend

Edible Gardening Weekend A celebration of homegrown herbs, vegetables and fruit
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EDIBLES at the Philadelphia Flower Show 2011

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook       ...and I don't mean the cafe food! I joined the Homestead Gardens deluxe bus trip which made the travel …
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Photo Tour of Mediterranean Gardens

Photo Tour To get us all in the mood for our Mediterranean Retreat that starts this Friday night, let's tour some Mediterranean gardens, shall we?  Starting …
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Master Watershed Steward on Water-Friendly Gardening

Lisa Lisa Mulvaney, Master Watershed Steward for the South River, recently spoke to a group of watershed-concerned gardeners at Homestead about what we can all …
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Garden Show 2011 :: Mediterranean Retreat

Mediterranean Retreat :: March 12 – March 20 Saturday, March 12 8am-11am: "In the Garden" with Andre Viette (Live Remote) 11am: You Bet Your Tomatoes: Radio …
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Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip

Homestead Gardens Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show
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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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