Sometimes you don't have to go far to see something special. Stephanie proved this true with a walk in a local park that led to the discovery of a vibrantly-hued bird.
Albert Behnke, founder of Behnke Nurseries, loved roses and grew many varieties at his home in Burtonsville. Stephanie, his granddaughter, shares memories (and a video) of him with his beautiful roses.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now! Guess what Stephanie's doing this spring...planting redbuds!
With Spring break and beautiful weather last week, Stephanie's daughter decided it was time to add a few plants to her front yard. A trip to Behnke's and a little family teamwork and she's got a burgeoning beautiful landscape.
Stephanie's mother, Sonja Behnke Festerling, loves to talk about the old days growing up with her brothers on the land that is Behnke Nurseries. Some of the funniest memories are about 'wash day.' Click through to read all about it.
When Stephanie's husband and grandson went out to start the vegetable garden, they discovered a surprise. Read all about it.
Last week, Stephanie went to the Philadelphia Flower Show. For the first time ever. If you've never been, the show is floral extravagance on top of overwhelming abundance on top of manifold inspiration. Click through to read about her experience.
One thing is for sure: Winter will end and Spring will follow. Stephanie, like most of us, is looking forward to the warmer weather and all that she will plant.
Do you have a bucket list of things you want to see or try? Stephanie does and it's paying off since she spent last Saturday doing something she never would have otherwise: glassblowing. Read all about her experience.
March has Stephanie thinking about homegrown cherry pie. Click through to learn why!