These are the impatiens we’ve all been waiting for! 'Bounce' impatiens offer masses of beautiful color for the shade all summer long, and, best of all, they are disease resistant.
Begonias have gained popularity over the last few years as they are being used instead of shady impatiens. Plus, there are now many different varieties to provide more color and huge flowers and leaves. Read about some of the new varieties we're carrying that are bigger than big!
Mother's Day and flowers go hand in hand. Follow along as florist Evelyn creates this sweet hanging basket for the holiday.
Peonies belong in every garden. It’s just a question of deciding where to begin. Read this primer to get acquainted with this classic showy perennial.
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.
Browsing our rose selection, you’ll see that we separate them into the “classes." But what does it mean to be a Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora, or Landscape? Here is a basic introduction to the main rose classes to help you narrow-down which varieties would suit you best.
It's been a year since guest blogger, Emily Stashower's dog, Alice died. But with the gift of a lilac, her memory lives on. Read about how Emily has found comfort in nature.
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!
Because there are so many varieties, you are bound to have one or more spots in your garden that would be just perfect for phlox. They come in all flower colors, and some are even native to Maryland. Learn more about this showy perennial.
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.