Sod Availability

Sod Arrives Fridays!

Sod Availability - Sod is cut weekly and delivered for the weekend, weather permitting, so it's always a good idea to check with us in advance of your visit.

Garden Mum Baskets

Hanging Baskets
of Fall Mums

A Burst of Color

No wonder Mums are a staple for fall decorating. Just hang baskets of them along the front porch or on shepherd's hooks throughout the garden for tons of fantastic color. They also make nice gifts to brighten someone's day.

reg. priced $14.99 each
Now Only $10.99

Crape Myrtle Sale

Crape Myrtles

You've been watching them bloom for the last couple of months and they have been spectacular! Now here's your chance to add one (or two) to your sunny landscape.

reg. price $34.99 and up
Sale 25% off



The BIG summer blooms of hydrangeas have given way to the beginning of autumn, but that doesn't mean you can't ready the garden for next summer's grandeur.

Take advantage of this sale and plant those hydrangeas you've always wanted. Some varieties will even surprise you with nice fall colored foliage.

Sale 25% off

Bearded German Iris

Bearded German Iris
Bare Root Rhizomes

(in our Bulb Section)

Plant them now! Many varieties are re-bloomers. Enjoy their first blooms in spring followed by a dazzling encore late summer-early fall.

priced $4.99 each

Cool Weather Crops

Cool Weather Crops
are HERE!

Keep your vegetable garden stocked this fall.

Kale - Brussels Sprouts - Spinach - Swiss Chard - Broccoli - Cauliflower - Collards - Cabbages - Lettuces

priced $3.29 and up

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 our Garden Advisor can help you answer.  

Personal Service & Advice
Call (301) 937-1100
for an appointment & prices

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

Growers Special
We got a good deal and we're passing it to you

Evergreen Trees & Shrubs - and SAVE!

Selection Includes*

Boxwoods - Junipers - Cypress - Bayberry
- Inkberry
- Green Giant Arborvitae
- Japanese Cedar

A long-time local grower gave us a great deal and
we are passing the savings on to you. All of these
are wonderful evergreens that are great for hedges, foundation plantings or large-scale screening.
They are also deer-resistant and best for full sun.

*not all varieties are available in all sizes
15 gallon pots
a retail value of
$199.99 each
Now Only

7 gallon pots
a retail value of
$149.99 each
Now Only $69.99

3 gallon pots
a retail value of
$29.99 to $44.99 ea
Now Only

Behnke Garden Club Specials
Fruit Trees
(many dwarf & semi-dwarf)

Super time to plant! Grow it, pick it, eat it. Fresh and healthy

Sale 25% off
Must be a Behnke Garden Club member to get this special price.
To join, just Sign Up Here! It's FREE!

Hardy Ferns
in our Perennial Area

They are looking just gorgeous right now, and we have a lot of ferns to share. They are very easy to grow in moist shade, offer a wonderful soft texture, and are deer resistant. In fact, you should consider getting a handful of varieties to use in different parts of your shade garden they make wonderful fillers between perennials and nice transition plants around shrubs and trees. With so many benefits, there's no reason not to.
priced $13.99 and up
Sale 25% off
Ornamental Peppers
A Burst of Color

Long lasting color AND unique design! Ornamental peppers add a lot of impact to a small area. Perfect for the fall garden, they dazzle in a sunny border or add a splash of color to a container garden. Alone or mixed with other fall blooming beauties like mums and snapdragons, ornamental peppers are a must this coming season.
reg. price $3.99 and up

Behnke's Best Tall Fescue Lawn Grass Seed Blend

A blend containing top-rated, turf-type tall fescues. Ideal for full sunlight or partial shade with good heat and drought tolerance and good disease resistance. Withstands heavy traffic with a wide range of adaptability.
5 lbs. $19.99 - 10 lbs. $37.99 - 20 lbs. $69.99
20 to 25 lb bags $10 off this week ONLY
Turf Trust® PF - Professional Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-12

With slow-release, water-insoluble nitrogen sources and a blend of secondary and micronutrients, it's a complete and balanced lawn food that will give your lawn exactly what it needs.
covers 5,000 sq.ft., $44.99
$5 off per bag this week ONLY
Greenview® Fairway Formula Fall Fertilizer 30-0-12

Specifically designed for use in the fall, it helps established grass to grow strong, vigorous roots, while preparing it for surviving winter stress and providing an early spring greening.
covers 5,000 sq.ft., $37.99
$5 off per bag this week ONLY

Espoma Organic® Fall Winterizer Lawn Food 8-0-5

Contains extra potash for winter survival and next year's spring greening. Organic matter improves your soil and provides a slow feeding that won?t burn. Safe for people, pets and the environment.
covers 5,000 sq.ft., $37.99
$5 off per bag this week ONLY


Behnkes Home Decorating

Our Holiday Lighting provides professional installation of Brite Ideas lighting products.

This full-service approach to holiday lighting includes installation, removal, storage and maintenance of your lights. Behnke's Holiday Lighting staff is always here to help you with your selection or answer of any your questions.

Contact Bill Mann and find out just how easy & beautiful this can be. More info here....

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Date: Friday, Sept. 19
5 to 8pm

An evening just for gardeners! Enjoy demo's and gather information while enjoying fine music by Susan Jones of Violin Dreams and great food. Old Line, Fine Wine & Bistro will also be back hosting a FREE wine tasting. While here get a sneak peak at our 2014 Christmas Shop. Read more here.....

Free Talk - Taking Cuttings & Saving Seed for Next Years Garden w/ Carol Allen

Date: September 20
Time: 11 am & again at 2 pm

Why lose everything in the annual garden to frost? Take cuttings and save seed! Carol will discuss and demonstrate how to take cuttings, how to save seed, and which plants are easiest to save.

WORKSHOP - Make a Layered Bulb Garden w/ Carol Allen

Date: September 27
Time: 11am & again at 2pm
Cost: $45

Watching tulips, daffodils and other bulbs POP out in the spring makes the season cheery and is so satisfying to the gardener. In this class you will plant a layered container garden with spring blooming bulbs and top it off with pansies for fall color. You will receive instructions on how to care for it so that next spring you can enjoy the fruits of your labor as the container begins a succession of blooming.

Saturday, October 4th - 10am to 4pm

  • 11-11:45 Enjoy the Antics of Captain All Star, Magician at Large
  • 12 noon Chili Tasting begins (proceeds from tasting kits benefits the Beltsville Rotary Club)
  • Noon to 3pm bring the kids to the Fall Fun Area for Free Games and Face Painting
Plus.....a BIG Raffle & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit the Beltsville Rotary, farm fresh apples, a McCutcheon's Salsa Tasting, and the Women's Community Club of Beltsville with Cornbread (and Tums - just in case).

Events, Workshops & Activities 2014
Location: Beltsville
Date: Saturday, February 25th
Time: 1 pm
Cost: FREE
Speaker: Carol Allen, Horticulturist
Limit: 35 people

There’s nothing tastier and healthier than home grown vegetables. Learn how to extend the life of your garden with these cool customers. Find out what to grow in he early spring and how to care for it. Now get out there and grow!

TALK: Watering and Irrigation: Conserving Water in the Garden
Location: Beltsville
Date: Saturday, February 25th
Time: 2 pm
Cost: FREE
Speaker: Carol Allen, Horticulturist
Limit: 35 people

Be an efficient waterer! Find out about the methods that will help you conserve.

Q&A: Pruning Demonstration: Spring Maintenance
Location: Potomac
Date: Saturday and Sunday, February 25th & 26th
Time: 1 pm

Learn proper pruning techniques. Part or all of the demonstration may be conducted outside. Please wear proper attire.

WORKSHOP: Build a Terrarium
Location: Beltsville
Date: Sunday, February 26th
Time: 11 am
Cost: $40/person
Speaker: Carol Allen, Horticulturist
Limit: 12 people

Make a garden in miniature that’s much easier to care for than its larger counterpart and more versatile, but just as attractive.

Atlas Collection

Unique, Unusual and Easy Care
Plants from Around the World.

In 3½ inch and 5 inch pots, these plants are perfect for classrooms, offices and dormroom windows. Each plant is individually tagged with name and care instructions.

priced $3.49 to $6.99

Behnke Best Grass Seed

The first step to proper seeding is to choose a superior grass seed mix.

Our Behnke Best Grass Seed Mixtures contain recommended turfgrass cultivars that perform well in our region. Read our article on Earth-Friendly Lawn Care Basics.

Behnke Best TALL FESCUE - 20 to 25 lb bags
$10 off this week ONLY

Orchid Diagnostic Clinic

Orchid Diagnostic & Re-Potting Clinic
with Carol Allen

In Beltsville: October 11,12 & 13
(9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Bring in your orchids and ask Carol for her advice! For a minimal fee she will expertly repot your plants.

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