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Blooming at Behnke’s

For Out-doors

Newly Arrived Blooming Beauties. Our buyers are taking advantage of the mild weather and bringing in some garden goodies… In Annuals check out the….

Cool Wave® Pansies
A wonderful trailing variety that carpets the ground or trails out of containers. 4½ inch pots, $2.49 each

For Out-doors

Beautiful early bloomers! Varieties include: ‘Cinnamon Snow ’, ‘Pink Frost’, ‘Cotton Candy’, ‘Brandywine Hybrids’ and more!

also just arrived… Dianthus, Oriental Poppies, Hardy Primrose, Low-Growing Phlox

For In-doors

Streptocarpus are closely related to African violets. They are moderately easy to grow and require much the same environment (bright filtered light, adequate humidity). However, Streptocarpus sport much larger flowers making them quite a show and worth a try.

6 inch pots, priced $12.99

A Nod to the Wee Folk

Fairy Primrose

Among our classic, brightly colored Primrose is a standout – the Fairy Primrose (Primula malacoides). It is taller than our other primrose with clusters of smaller flowers perched on stems and growing above the foliage. In white and shades of lavender and pink, the flowers will last longest if you keep the plant in a cool room with good light.

4½ inch pots, priced $5.49

New Fairy Gardening Accessories

“Will” is only one of the new impish fairies to show up at Behnke’s this year. The 2017 line of fairy accessories includes many new houses, trinkets and creatures to add to your fairy domain. Also perfect for a fairy gardening, our terra cotta “bowls” are in stock as well.

4-Leaf Clover Plants

Grow Your Own Luck. Now you can grow your own or give a little extra luck to a friend. These little clover plants are cute as can be with 2-toned green leaves. Place them in a bright window for now and you can add them to a garden bed or fairy garden as a groundcover in the spring.

4½ inch pots, priced $4.99

February is National Bird Feeding Month

New Shipments Have Arrived
All Bird Houses & Bird Feeders – 20% off

Check out our line of ‘Squirrel-discouraging’ feeders

Behnke Garden Club Special

in many different mixes!
Sale 10% off

Attract more wild birds to your bird feeders with these premium quality, hand-crafted, no waste bird food mixes and straight seeds and nuts. Whether you’re looking to attract chickadees or cardinals, woodpeckers or finches, Lyric premium wild bird food has the freshest, high-quality bird seed.

many flavors available!
Sale 10% off

C&S Suet Treats are nutritionally balanced to provide wild birds with much needed “energy” when they need it and attract a wide variety of birds due to the high quality ingredients.

Shop Early for the Best Selection of Seeds


“At Botanical Interests our goal is to inspire and educate the gardener in you so that you can create beautiful and prolific gardens. Not only is the seed inside our packets the highest quality available, our packets are designed to give you the information you need to be a more successful gardener!”

  • Heirloom seed varieties
  • All seed is UNTREATED
  • A large selection of USDA Certified Organic seed varieties
  • No GMOs (We do not knowingly buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants)


Hart’s Seeds® is the oldest seed company in the USA that is still owned by the same family that founded it in Wethersfield, CT, in 1892. These seeds are …

  • Untreated
  • NOT genetically engineered
  • Suitable for organic use

They are seeds that you can feel safe growing fresh vegetables, flowers and herbs from.


Grow your garden with Lake Valley Seed and discover their high quality and wide variety of unique flower, vegetable, and herb seeds, available since 1985.

  • Untreated seed (including no treatment with neonicotinoid pesticides)
  • Does not contain GMOs
  • USDA Certified Organic garden seeds & sprouting seeds
  • Heirloom seeds available


Homegrown sprouts are always fresh and delicious and a fraction of the grocery store price! The larger trays are over 6 1/2” wide and allow for bigger batches of sprouts. Insert the removable tray dividers and grow up to four smaller batches. This sprouter is great for storing your sprouts in the refrigerator, too. Just cover with the lid and keep cool.

for growing microgreens & baby greens

Growing microgreens and baby greens is practical and fun! Micro- and baby greens are tiny, tender, and flavorful seedlings of vegetables and/or herbs. Both pack a big punch when it comes to nutrients.

Kitchen Garden Kit includes: Wonder Soil Organic Seedling Mix (enough for 2 sowings), a reusable perforated growing tray, a reusable solid drip tray, and a reusable clear dome lid to ensure high humidity—the perfect environment for your seedlings. Instruction booklet included for your growing success!

Seed Starting Supplies Have Arrived


Jiffy® has been the “gardener’s little helper” for decades making seed starting fun and easy.

  • complete planting tray sets
  • planting trays
  • humidity domes
  • peat pots / pellets
  • and more


Espoma® Organic Seed Starter Potting Mix is a rich, premium blend of sphagnum peat moss, peat humus and perlite that has been enriched with Myco-tone®.

  • For all seedlings and cuttings
  • Promotes Root Growth
  • Improves moisture retention


Peat Moss, Vermiculite, Perlite & Pro-mix. With these you can make your own potting mixture or add to others!

Behnkes Carries: Espoma Organic, Hoffman, Pro-Mix. Brands you can trust for quality in small “easy to carry” bags and larger serious – gardening sizes.


HydroFarm Jump Start Grow Light System. Start with seeds and watch them grow. The adjustable light fixture can be kept just inches away from germinating seeds and raised above the plant canopy after sprouting.

  • Ideal for seedlings, cuttings, flowers and house plants
  • Grow seedlings faster
  • Simple toggle clamp for easy lamp height adjustment
  • Super easy assembly


Sale 20% off

Why make your seedlings stretch for the light. Increase your growing success with supplemental lighting. With our Sunblaster™ T5HO lights you will have healthier, happier seedlings, cuttings and houseplants.

Wouldn’t it be nice to harvest fresh, herbs, microgreens, baby greens and salad greens all winter long. Just set up your own indoor garden!


HydroFarm Jump Start Seedling Heat Mat

  • Increases success of seedlings & cuttings
  • Warms root area 10-20?F over ambient temperature to improve germination
  • Waterproof construction
  • 6 foot power cord
  • The only UL-listed seedling heat mat on the market!

New Brew Your Own Beer & Wine Kits


Get into the spirit and try your hand at brewing beer and making wine.

Choose from these kits to brew one gallon of craft beer:

  • Hefeweizen German Wheat Beer
  • Bone Dry Irish Stout
  • American Pale Ale

Or these kits for wine :

  • Pinot Grigio (fruity & dry)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (bold & dry)
  • Chardonnay (citrusy & crisp)

Kiln Dried Firewood In Stock!


Try Our
Kiln Dried Firewood

1/9 of a cord (fits in a standard trunk)
Reg price $80.00

now $10 off
We will load it!

Our firewood has been “seasoned” by drying in a kiln.
It burns easily and efficiently.

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