Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hopscotch for a Whole Month!

 

Be Inspired” Seasonally with Rita Calvert
Well, ya’ll get hip hoppin’ on over to the largest upscale sidewalk sale Homestead Gardens’ has ever had! Look up and follow the banners hanging from …

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Beginning Gardeners Series: How to Maintain Your Garden

 
A Beginner’s Guide to GardeningTopic #4: How to Maintain Your Garden
How to Maintain your Garden is the final installment of Homestead Gardens’ Beginner’s Guide to Gardening. In this installment we will …

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Beginning Gardeners Series: Easy Plants to Grow

 
A Beginner’s Guide to GardeningTopic #3: Easy Plants to Grow in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Welcome back to Homestead Gardens Beginner’s Guide to Gardening. In this installment we’ll discuss some of the …

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Abundant Chesapeake Local Harvest

  Be Inspired” Seasonally with Rita Calvert
There is total focus on Buy Local Week once again for the summer season. The Governor’s Cook Off takes place, restaurants make a big effort to showcase …

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Beginning Gardeners Series #2

 
A Beginner’s Guide to GardeningTopic #2: How to Start a Garden
Homestead Gardens Beginner’s Guide to Gardening series continues to assist novice gardeners create their very own garden.
After you’ve assembled …

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Raised Beds are Perfect
for the Chesapeake Bay Region!

 
Raised garden beds provide exceptional drainage and are perfect for soil in close vicinity to water like homes in the Chesapeake Bay region. In addition, building one is easier than you think. These …

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More Chesapeake Harvest

Be Inspired” Seasonally with Rita Calvert
Chilled Carrot and Summer Squash Soup
‘bama-Style Chicken Kebabs 
We’re still grooving on the highlights of Chesapeake harvest (and will be for a time to …

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Beginning Gardeners Series

 
A Beginner’s Guide to GardeningTopic #1: Basic Gardening Tools
Homestead Gardens would like to inspire and assist novice gardeners by providing you with a series of useful Beginners’ Guides to Home Gardening. …

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Chesapeake Mid-Summer Harvest

 “Be Inspired” Seasonally by Rita Calvert
Recently I visited Sweden as a traveler, not a tourist. There is a distinction, as being the tourist is superficial, while the traveler develops a deeper connection …

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The Best Fireworks Displays in the Chesapeake Bay Area

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and the Chesapeake Bay region is home to some of the most exquisite fireworks displays in the country. Our beautiful landscape provides breathtaking vantage points for …

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A Patriotic 4th

 

“Be Inspired” Seasonally by Rita Calvert
Gather your friends and use our patriotic decorating and entertaining ideas for this year’s 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners, table runners, napkins, centerpieces, …

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