Sometimes the best instruction manual is experience and you just have to learn for yourself what works best for your plant. Read about one employee's five-year experiment growing two identical houseplants with very different care regimens and get her recommendation for the best houseplant.
It’s bitterly cold out and, aside from a few diehards, most of us don’t want to be out in the garden. That means it’s the perfect time for dreaming and planning! Click through for a few methods for drawing out a plan. And when warmer weather comes, you'll be ready!
Wonder what a pickle has to do with Christmas? Or why we carry so many pickle ornaments? Click through to find out!
We believe that a useful gift is a good gift and a mind engaged with nature is a mind free from stress. So here are our favorite picks in the store that we think anyone would love to get.
Step into a plant-lover's dream with this photo tour of former long-time Behnke's employee Jim Dronenburg's garden.
Rain gardens, around ponds, or just areas that don't drain well, these perennials love them. And, they're native to boot!
It may be hot out, but these flowering shrubs are giving it their all. Chosen for their ability to reliably bloom for a long period during the hottest months, these shrubs will keep your garden looking cool and pretty year after year.
Shrubs are the backbone of the garden, but if you have an area where water pools or just stays consistently soggy, it might seem hard to find plants that flourish. Here are some of our favorites that have adapted to like wet conditions.
Looking for easy perennials for sunny areas? Listed are 19 favorites for every condition, from swampy to drought-prone, clay soil to deer-riddled. And, bonus, many of them are great for pollinators too!
Carol Allen, our resident teacher and longtime horticulturist gave a talk on her favorite easy-care perennials. This is a list (with lots of pictures!) of the plants she talked about for shade and part shade areas.