Thursday, February 21, 2013
Full- and part-time positions are available at the Davidsonville and Severna Park locations.
Homestead Gardens is hosting a job fair at the Davidsonville location on Saturday. The store is offering full- and part-time positions at both the Davidsonville and Severna Park location. The fair will be held in Davidsonville from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. According to its website, Homestead Gardens is hiring cashiers, loaders and stockers; as well as sales associates in all departments: Anyone interested in attending the job fair should bring a resume and be prepared to meet with the Homestead Gardens team.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The group will collect donations for its homeless drive in Severna Park on Friday and Saturday.
Giving Back, Linda’s Legacy, a group that provides items to the homeless, will collect supplies in Severna Park on Saturday and Sunday. The annual Christmas drive gathers donations for more than 25 homeless shelters in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City. The group will collect supplies at Homestead Gardens in Severna Park from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday. “The whole thing is a homeless drive, and we have done it for years,” said Kim Lank, shelter coordinator. “It is like a big push to fill all 25 plus shelters. We try to supply them with their wish list of needs.” The name Giving Back, Linda’s Legacy" comes from an Anne Arundel County woman named Linda Greenberg who originally started the effort. She now lives in …
Monday, December 10, 2012
How to pick out the best tree for your home, preference and price point.
There are plenty of places in Severna Park to pick out this year's Christmas tree, including: With so many options, picking out a Christmas tree can sometimes make you feel like you're in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." Any given tree can either be too short, too tall, too bald, too bushy or have a myriad of other problems. So how can you tell which tree is the right one for you? To help select your favorite tree, the characteristics of the more popular species are listed below. Douglas-fir: This tree is generally available as a sheared tree and is the most common species found on tree lots. It has a nice fragrance and a medium-to-good shelf life. Because of the thick, bushy crowns, they do not lend themselves to large or heavy decorations…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Patch has rounded up some places where you can get a Christmas tree in Severna Park.
In my opinion, there is no better time of year than Christmas. I love shopping for presents, baking cookies, hauling out decorations and finding the perfect tree. To help you and your family find your tree, I went and checked out some of the Christmas tree locations in Severna Park. Here’s what I found out: Diehl’s Produce (50 McKinsey Rd.) Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Daily Types of Trees: Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, White Pine, Scots Pine, Blue Spruce Price Range: $15-$150 from table top trees to 13- and 14-foot trees Additional Information: Abigail Diehl said Diehl’s Produce has been selling trees for 41 years and keeps long hours so families can come and pick out their tree together at a time that is convenient for them. Diehl’s also offers …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Severna Park nurseries and garden centers are stocked with flowers and plants for the spring planting season.
The weather and pollen count tells us it's time to find your gardening gloves and get to work in the yard. To help you create a captivating garden, there's plenty of choices when buying flowers, shrubs, garden stones, mulch, tools and more. Homestead Gardens, Gary's Gardens, Diehl's Produce and Meadows Farms are all Severna Park locally owned busineses are all looking bright and cheerful with plenty of landscaping materials for the season.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
North and south and in the center of town, there are many options when looking to buy a tree. What kind of tree will you buy this year? Answer the Patch poll.
You don't have to go far to find the perfect Christmas tree, unless you are chopping one down on a farm. There are stands and nurseries sprinkled throughout Severna Park offering a full selection of trees and other items for holiday decorating. Take a look: Big Tree, located on a small strip of land next to Ritchie Highway northbound, Big Tree is owned by William Streams of Severna Park who has operated in this area for decades. Big Tree has two varieties of trees, among others, that are unique to the area. A Concolor fir, also known as a white fir, is soft needled and light blue in color. This tree resembles a white pine, however, the needles are a bit stronger, making it a good pick for those who hang heavier ornaments, Streams said. …
Friday, August 5, 2011
Employees and customers wondered what would become of the 38-year old company after the owner, Don Riddle, died last month.
When Don Riddle took his own life last month, there were questions about how Homestead Gardens, with locations in Davidsonville and Severna Park, would move into the future without the founding owner. Don’s father, Don Riddle Sr., had passed away earlier this year and Don's oldest son had moved out of state. The company is a family-owned business, so there were no stockholders or board members to appoint to leadership positions. Rumors swirled in Davidsonville that some of the employees were working towards an employee buyout of the nursery, the largest employer in Davidsonville. A phone call with Tim Hamilton, who handles media and communications for Homestead Gardens, set the record straight. “The owners’ son, Brian Riddle, is now …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Music, movies, markets and more to impress Mom!
Not sure how to celebrate Mother's Day this weekend? Patch has you covered! Shipley's Choice Elementary Schools Rock and Roll Revival 2 Why Go?: If you missed Rock and Roll at Severna Park High School, here's your chance to see the younger kids perform! Pricing: $5. All shows are reserved seating. For tickets email Melinda Talcovitz at MTalcovitz@verizon.net . Movies Under the Stars - "Tangled" at AACC Why Go?: Great opportunity to see an outdoor showing of the PG-rated Disney animated film based on the story of Rapunzel. Bring chairs and blankets for seating, no smoking or alcoholic beverages allowed. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and there will be a popcorn vendor onsite. Movie to be held at the Cade Center for Fine Arts …
Monday, May 2, 2011
Visit the Severna Park store for raffles and discount coupons May 7 and 8.
Homestead Gardens is having its yearly fundraiser for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund at the Severna Park store from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. This is the sixth year the garden center has helped raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund that helps injured Marines adjust to life after an altering injury while in service. Raffle tickets are being sold at each of Homestead Gardens location to win a $100 gift certificate to the garden center (one for each location), along with gift cards to local restaurants. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Customers who participate with this fundraiser will receive a coupon good for 25 percent off one regularly priced item. "This is a great organization that gives amazing …