Category Archives: About Homestead Gardens

“God Bless America” and “Woodland Friends”

 

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert
Along with the support and generosity of our community, Homestead Gardens is donating farm-grown Christmas Trees to U.S. troops and military families through Trees for Troops®, …

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Lights, Camera, Action-Spring 2014!

 

Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert
Setting the Stage is Homestead Gardens spectacular Spring Open House theme this year to bridge the gap from trying winter storms to a season filled with sunshine …

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New Farm and Pet Department Grand Opening-Discounts and Education

Seasonal Happenings by Rita Calvert
Now it’s official…The brand new Farm and Pet Department at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, is about to have a grand opening weekend February 22 and 23.
Brian Riddle explained …

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When Gene Sumi Speaks, We Listen

by Rita Calvert
Every year both stores of Homestead Gardens feature winter workshops to help us get charged up for planting and growing seasons and just help educate by answering many questions. Gene Sumi …

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Santa Paws-More, More, More!

 
Homestead Gardens Inspired Holidays by Rita Calvert
It’s not just Friday evening for our event of Santa giving a big ol’ lap to your favorite critter, not just a brand new …

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Dear Santa and Grandma’s Kitchen

 

 Homestead Gardens Inspired Holidays by Rita Calvert
For all of the inspired tree vignettes at both Homestead Gardens locations, Dear Santa linking with Grandma’s Kitchen gets the most excitement. You must know …

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Close to 40 Holiday Tree Stories!

 Seasonal and Local with Rita Calvert
Our blog here at Homestead Gardens is going to take on a new look for the holiday season. We are talking set design for Santa, the elves, …

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Colorways via Plants at Homestead Gardens

 
 col·or·way  ˈkələrˌwā/      noun

plural noun: colorways any of a range of combinations of colors in which a style or design is available.
 

I was stopped in my photography tracks when cataloging …

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All the Bounty of Fall

 
Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook 
Fall didn’t simply roll in at homestead Gardens, but rushed in with all the clamor and fervor of a great tsunami spread through the …

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New Wetland Restoration Project!

Big changes at our Davidsonville site!  The hilly part of our site next to the retail garden center is now a Wetland Restoration Project – a model one, at that!  It’s the work of the …

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Artsy Al Fresco Living!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook
There is nothing like going to Homestead Gardens for inspiration and some of the most chic items for the outdoor living we all want to make a …

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Homestead Gardens Spring Open House for Green Drinks

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook 
From Annapolis Green’s The Line: “Homestead welcomed us to its Spring Open House, and it was full of beautiful flowers. Thank you to Tim Hamilton, CEO Brian …

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Get the Kitchen Garden Kickin’ with Edibles Weekend at Homestead Gardens

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook

 
 

I received a comment recently from a friend who said my posts for seasonal and local cooking transported her from the mundane to the …

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Homestead Growers is a Bay-Friendly Place

by Susan Harris
You may have visited Homestead Growers, our 250-acre facility just down the road from our Davidsonville store – probably at Christmastime to admire the poinsettias, right? And you got to …

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Cooking at Homestead Gardens’ Mediterranean Retreat

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook

 

 

Finally it’s spring and the Spring Flower Show reflected the excitement of the season throughout the living flowers, bulbs, olive trees – raised edible gardens, verdant …

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About Homestead Gardens

Nestled amidst the beautiful rolling countryside of Davidsonville, Maryland, Homestead Gardens is the largest enclosed garden center in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas.
Founded in 1973 by Don Riddle, Jr., our landmark …

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