Get Them Now
before they bloom
It's hard to imagine that these fuzzy mounds of foliage will produce anything worth looking at, but trust us when we say that this plant will produce one heck of a beautiful flower.
Bright, papery flowers that just steal the show! Easy to grow, all these poppies need is sun and well-drained soil and you are all set. They go summer dormant but will come back next spring offering even more blooms, making them well worth the wait.
reg. prices start at 12.99
Sale 25% off
Rhododendrons, the gems of the woodland garden, they bring riots of color to the spring and early summer garden.
This spring, we have a great selection to suit your needs. Given protection from deer, part shade and well-drained soil, they'll settle-in happily for decades. If you prefer natives, we will have a couple local evergreen species and plenty of our deciduous native azaleas to add fragrance and wildlife benefit to your garden.
2 to 5 gallon pots
priced $34.99 - $89.99
German Bearded Iris
German Bearded Iris
Although the season is early, and their leaves are just starting to come up, these deer-resistant sun-lovers will bloom their hearts out in May with abandon. Some varieties are re-blooming and will give you a second show in the fall when one last kick of bright color is much appreciated. Plant them early so they can be happily settled before the blooming commences.
prices start at $14.99
In white, red, yellow, maroon and pink, these blooms are larger than garden peonies and put on quite a show in mid to late May. Unlike garden peonies, tree peonies are small shrubs, so they do not require staking.
They will average around 3 foot tall although given time, they can grow larger. These plants are easy to grow, hard to find, and simply beautiful in bloom and out!
Glass, Bio-Luminaries, & More! - Add a little art to the garden this year
Upcoming Workshops & EventsEASTER EGG HUNT
For children 10 yrs and younger
Date: April 4 - 2pm
Each participating child will go home with a goody bag. There are 'special' eggs hidden with the rest, and the top 3 egg collectors each day will also receive a special prize. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
GARDEN TALK - Your Edible Garden: Your Private Orchard - Fruits and Berries in Any Size Garden - w/ Carol Allen
Date: April 4 - 11am and April 5 - 1pm
Discover the world of fruits and berries. You don't need acres of land to eat fresh. Grow blueberries in your landscape and dwarf fruit trees in the middle of your perennials. Carol will share the juicy details!
DEMONSTRATION: How to Build a Fairy Garden (and Recycle Broken Pots)
Date: Saturday, April 4 - 1pm
Carol will demonstrate how to assemble a fairy garden, what plants work best and techniques for using broken pots that can leave you with a multi-layered fairy playground.
WORKSHOP - Beginner Hands-On Bonsai Class
Date: April 4 - 2pm - 4pm
Fee: $65 - all materials provided
A one day class with a focus on care and maintenance, You will learn all the basics of bonsai design (how to select a tree, prune, transplant, landscape with rocks, and what the art of bonsai is all about) and create your very own bonsai to take home. Registration Required
Orchid Diagnostic Clinic
Orchid Diagnostic & Re-Potting Clinic
with Carol Allen
April 11 & April 12 - (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Bring in your orchids and ask Carol for her advice! For a minimal fee she will expertly repot your plants.
Spring Blooming Camellias
Spring Blooming Camellias
A Garden Classic
Singles, doubles & semi-doubles, Camellias grace the spring garden with substantial beauty. When you plant early, mid and late spring bloomers alongside azaleas, daffodils and tulips, they create quite a show.
3 gallon pots
priced $42.99 each
Blue Crab Bay Snacks
Try some of our Blue Crab Bay®
Seasonings & Soup
Behnke's Garden Advisor
How do I deal with too much shade or sun? How do I put some pizzazz in my front yard? How should I design this area? These are just some of the questions that Behnke's Garden Advisor can help you answer.
Personal Service & Advice
Call (301) 937-1100
for an appointment & prices
Professional Planting Service
Let Behnke's Professional Planting Service take care of your yard clean-up. Our trained crews will weed and clean the garden, rake and remove leaves and debris, edge, mulch, and prune shrubs and low tree branches. Have trees or shrubs planted. Get the yard and gardens cleaned up and mulched. Let us do the dirty work!
Just call (301) 937-1100
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