Prepping your patio for winter
Colder weather is moving in, which means it’s time to start thinking about patio furniture storage. Before you start clearing the space, take a few minutes to …LEARN MORE »
Protect Your Evergreen Shrubs From Winter Burn
With a name like "evergreen," you'd think these perennial plants would have no trouble maintaining their beautiful color year after year. This, however, is not …LEARN MORE »
Should I Worry About Frost Heaving?
Temperatures have been fairly mild in many states this winter... which is good for you, but could cause problems for your plants. Frost heaving occurs when …LEARN MORE »
Should I Trim Back Hostas After the First Freeze?
Preparing your perennials for winter is essential if you want to see healthy blooms in the spring. Fortunately, some plants are very low-maintenance and …LEARN MORE »
Visiting the National Arboretum in Winter
The National Arboretum No matter how frozen our garden soil or how dormant our plants, lucky gardeners near D.C. can get a big fix of plants and whole …LEARN MORE »
More Cool Visitors who Blog, Photograph and Video
Cool Visitors It was great fun to discover customers' videos, photos and stories of their holiday visits to Homestead, and we thank them for their visits and …LEARN MORE »
Don't Miss the Holiday Fun at the U.S. Botanic Gardens
Holiday Fun Got time off with the kids? Already seen the holiday displays at Homestead? Then truck on down to D.C. for the awesome holiday show at the U.S. …LEARN MORE »
How to Love Thy Neighbor, Post-Blizzard
Good Deeds Post-blizzard, we mainly hear about good people shoveling their neighbors' sidewalks and digging out their neighbors' cars. And I was the …LEARN MORE »