Monthly Archives: April 2019

10 Fast Facts About Arbor Day

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Arbor Day, one of our favorite holidays, is right around the corner! It’s a day to celebrate trees and the vital role they play in the world. Trees have a number of important functions beyond …

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7 Plants Native to Maryland

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Why “grow native?” Native plants have evolved with a region’s climate and unique features for thousands of years. This makes them especially well-suited to growing and thriving within their respective climates. Many times they are …

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How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

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When you think about pollinators, honeybees are probably first to come to mind. However, bees aren’t the only pollinators. Other important pollinator species include hummingbirds, butterflies, hoverflies, soldier beetles, moths, and more. All are important …

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Chicks on the Loose

Chicks on the Loose at Homestead Gardens

Raising your own chickens can be a fun and simple way to cultivate your family’s connection with agriculture. Backyard chickens are easy to care for, personable creatures that come with the added bonus of producing …

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