With Halloween over, it's almost time for Christmas and we've begun decorating at Behnke's. Read on to see what's happening at the store.
As a business that's been around a long time, we've had many employees over the years. The holidays brought in Leo Bicknese, former Behnke's Vice President and one of Stephanie's honorary dads while growing up at the nursery. It had been over 25 years since she saw him!
It's a Christmas tree! No, it's a houseplant! However you choose to think of it, it's the best choice for an indoor tree; there's really nothing else like it. Click through to learn how to care for it and keep it happy...past Christmas.
Deck those halls! Evelyn, a former florist, shares inspiration Christmas decorating using fresh greenery. Included is a how-to on making fresh kissing balls.
It's the time of year for making family memories. Stephanie (a Behnke family member and VP of Behnke's) places great importance on family and has been busy out and about with her daughter and grandson. Share in her new holiday memories.
Step aside, poinsettia. Easy to grow and to rebloom, the Christmas cactus deserves another look, and not just as a holiday plant, but as a year-round houseplant.
For many of us, looking at our Christmas ornaments is like opening a book of our own history. As the person responsible for the ornaments in Behnke's Christmas Shop, Stephanie loves to hear why customers choose certain ones. Read how she chooses them and the stories that go with them.
Choose the right fresh-cut Christmas tree for you and get it to look better and last longer with these expert tips.
Last weekend at Behnke's, my Mother, Sonja Behnke Festerling, stopped by for a visit. She and her husband wanted to see how things were going at the nursery. Unbeknownst to her, Helmut Jaehnigen and his family also stopped in. Mom and Helmut…
Christmas is all about traditions. Stephanie Fleming celebrates the traditions of her grandparents, Albert and Rose Behnke, but also enjoys starting new traditions. Read about her newest family tradition, with roots in an older tradition.