Want More Blooms in August?

Blooms in August My old garden's looking pretty tired right about now, and it definitely doesn't have enough color - besides green.  So now's the perfect time …
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Drought-Tolerant Shrubs and Woody Groundcovers

Tired of watering?  Aren't we all!  So it's a good time to consider plants that need little to no supplemental watering - once they're established.  (And what …
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Maryland Wants Us to Plant Trees or Give Them as Gifts

 
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Greenspire Euonymus

Homestead Growers Special Greenspire Euonymus in 3 gallon pots: 50% Off : $14.99 (reg. $29.99) This dense, evergreen shrub has a lovely, elegant upright growth …
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Three Great Native Trees for Gardens

I asked Joseph Panossian, Homestead's tree and shrub manager, to point out some smaller native trees that would fit nicely into urban and suburban gardens - …
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Building a Paradise for Birds

Photos by: Melanie McCabe
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Time To Prune Your Old Azaleas

Once the flowers have faded is the perfect time to prune those old azaleas that have been needing some serious pruning attention for years.   Chances are you …
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You Know What's a Darn Good Mother's Day Gift Endless Summer Hydrangea

by Susan Harris Here they are in blue, but also available with pink blooms.  Gorgeous in a pot and even better after a while in the garden.
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I Can't Stop Recommending Spireas

  Spireas Spring is the peak season for garden coaches.  They're getting calls from new gardeners wanting to create their first garden and from others just …
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Best Blooms of Early April - Shrub and Tree Division

Of course I love spring-flowering bulbs - who doesn't?  But for a really big show, nothing says late March/early April like cherry trees, right?
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Gardens Don't Have to End at the Property Line

Gardens So far, I've blogged twice about what gardening expert Lisa Winters had to say last month in her Winter Workshop talk - reporting her favorite trees …
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Lisa's Top 7 Deciduous Trees for Small Spaces

by Susan Harris
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