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Studies have shown that being around plants makes you happier, more productive, and relieves stress. And, according to a study done by Texas A&M, potted plants and flowers around your workspace substantially increase your creativity and problem-solving skills. If that isn’t enough, researchers at Exeter University, UK discovered that indoor plants can also improve memory retention by up to 20%. Read More
Winning the Stanley Cup is truly a-maze-ing.
The latest in a long line of celebrations for the Washington Capitals’ first Stanley Cup title is a corn maze.
Greenstreet Gardens of Lothian, Maryland has put together some impressive landscaping honoring the 2017-18 Capitals.
The farm’s intricate maze features the Capitals logo and alternate logo, their slogan “All Caps” along with the year 2018 and a giant corn likeness of the Stanley Cup at the center.
Greenstreet Gardens posted an aerial shot of the maze on Instagram that the Capitals shared.
LOTHIAN, Md. – A corn maze at a Maryland Greenstreet Gardens is “ALL CAPS” this fall.
Greenstreet Gardens is rockin’ the red with their corn maze this fall.
In a picture posted on their Facebook page, the corn maze is in the shape of the Stanley Cup with the words “Capitals” and “ALL CAPS.” Read Full Article
Learn the do’s and don’ts of pruning Azaleas, Butterfly bushes, Knock-Out roses, Boxwood, Crape Myrtles…and anything else in need of a trim.
Recommended for ages 13 and up. (Lothian Location)
How Much Water? Light? Fertilizer?
So Many Questions…
Join us & special guest Bonnie Satterthwaite from The Espoma Company in this free seminar and learn how to keep your indoor plants happy & healthy!
This bus leaves from our Alexandria store on Braddock Road on Tuesday, March 6th and returns to Alexandria with no stop at our Lothian store. (If you want the bus that leaves from Lothian, MD.
7:00 AM: Alexandria, VA Greenstreet location check-in
7:30 AM: Alexandria, VA Greenstreet location departure
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Philadelphia Flower Show
5:30 PM: Bus departs Philadelphia
8:30 PM: Estimated return time to our Braddock Road store
Greenstreet Gardens, 391 West Bay Front Road, Lothian, MD 20711
No Admission. All Ages Welcome
Community health providers, practitioners, and vendors will be on hand demonstrating paths to wellness through:
• Nutritional Guidance •
• Yoga and meditation •
• Reflexology •
• Acupuncture •
• Massage Therapy •
• Essential Oils and Aromatherapy •
• Simple Fitness Routines •
• Natural Food Choices •
• Healthy Practices for the Entire Family •
Plus Free Health Screenings for Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Weight, Breast Health & Skin Courtesy of Calvert Memorial Hospital
Featuring Calvert Memorial Hospital, Renaissance Yoga, The Copper Bowl, Gentle Family Dentistry, IDLife, Elite Care Physical Therapy, Poston’s Fitness for Life, Stag Run Farm, Young Living Essential Oils, Brenda Schillaci, Brieathe Massage Therapy, LLC, In Motion, LLC., & Greenstreet GreenWalls
The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Wonders of Water,” will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water. America’s leading floral and garden designers will create tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes, showcasing the astounding plants that thrive in each environment, from exquisite orchids and flowering vines to luminescent desert blooms.
This bus leaves from our Lothian, MD store and returns to Lothian with no stop at our Alexandria store. (If you want the bus that leaves from Alexandria, please see the link on the bottom of this page for more events from this organizer)
Check out the Show Here: http://theflowershow.com/
“Give one last corn hug!” called Kate Howlett as her son Matthew splashed around in a sand box filled entirely with dried corn kernels.
Behind the Howletts, a sea of shiny green cornstalks reached toward the sweltering sun. A yawing opening in the otherwise impenetrable wall of corn showed a winding dirt path to somewhere unseen.
The Howletts, who had moments before emerged from that very corn, marched up a grassy bank toward a hayride that would return them to their car and pick up other families eagerly waiting to solve the Greenstreet Gardens’ maze for themselves.
Greenstreet Gardens is just one of several farms and greenhouse complexes in the county inviting families to embark down a path amid 10-foot cornstalks and try to find their way out. It, along with Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville and Maryland Sunrise Farms in Gambrills, opened a corn maze this past weekend.
The three are part of a growing number of farms across Maryland and the country which have turned to agritourism to reconnect families with the nation’s agrarian roots. The three complexes feature additional activities such as trampolines, petting zoos, pumpkin patches and more in addition to the mazes.
“If the kids are all tried and dirty when they go home, then we’ve done a good job,” said Ray Greenstreet, owner of Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian. The company has been cutting their corn into a family-friendly labyrinth for 12 years
Ally Dinenna, 7, and her mother Jenn Dinenna find their way through the corn maze at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian.
This month, the Anne Arundel County Council passed an agritourism bill, which Greenstreet helped craft as a part of County Executive Steve Schuh’s workgroup. The bill defined agritourism in the county’s zoning code and made activities such as hosting a pumpkin patch or a corn maze a permissible use of farmland in the county.
The corn maze at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian has been carved to honor the Brothers Osborne, a singing duo from South County.
Most Americans are generations removed from farms, Greenstreet said. Fall festivals like the one Greenstreet Gardens hosts provides kids and families with an opportunity to rediscover the places where food and animals come from, while having fun simultaneously, he said.
A humorous sign lets maze walkers know what kind of help they can expect at the corn maze at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian.
Corn, which most growers plant in the summer, proves a convenient medium for a little good-natured mayhem. Greenstreet and Homestead gardens cut their own mazes, while Sunrise hires a company that works with farms nationwide. The Greenstreet maze is a complicated puzzle, shaped like local country-rock duo Brothers Osborne. The Sunrise maze is a tribute to Curious George’s 75th anniversary. The Homestead maze doesn’t form a shape, but the wide cut path is deceivingly tricky, as lengthy turns quickly become dead-ends.
Matthew Howlett, 7, and his mother Kate Howlett reach an exit from the corn maze at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian.
At Greenstreet, a sign at the maze entrance assures visitors a “highly trained” rescue squad will locate and round up at least two-thirds of the weekend’s lost and forgotten. The Howletts completed half the winding trek before finding an alternate route out.
By: Shanteé Woodards
Greenstreet Gardens’ Raymond Greenstreet II has been appointed to a three-year term with the Maryland Agricultural Commission.
Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Greenstreet to the commission, which serves as an advisory body to the secretary and deputy secretary of agriculture. It has 30 members representing various commodities in Maryland and includes a consumer and a University of Maryland (ex officio) representative.
Greenstreet previously served as president of the Maryland Agriculture Council and is now on its board of directors. Greenstreet Gardens is a retailer and growing garden center and its Maryland location is in Lothian. Its Greenstreet Growers Inc. grows annuals and perennials in commercial greenhouses for retail and wholesale customers.