Sod This Weekend
Sod Now Available - 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. Behnkes sells Durablend Tall Fescue which is 90% Tall Fescue and 10% Kentucky Bluegrass.
10 sq. ft. strips $4.99 ea.
Reg. price $14.99 and up
Loaded with flowers in red, pink or white, the mandevilla vine is a summer show stopper climbing up arbors or trellises or over mailboxes. Give them plenty of sun, check them daily for water, and fertilize regularly with a water soluble fertilizer like Jack's Classic® All-Purpose or Bloom Booster fertilizer.
MANY OTHER TROPICAL
Get a Vegucation
Stop in and discover all the different kinds of vegetables you could be growing this year. Whether you want to fill a large vegetable garden, maybe slip some plants between your ornamentals or try your hand at container gardens, we have something for you.
Tomatoes - Peppers - Tomatillos
Zucchini - Yellow Squash
Eggplant - Melons - Cucumbers
Artichokes & Okra
priced $1.79 and up
LeafGro - "It's A Natural"
Its a Natural because its 100% Organic!
Leafgro® is a superior quality compost used extensively as a source of humus for soil improvement. Leafgro® is an outstanding example of recycling at its best.
By composting leaves and grass clippings that would have normally been disposed of in a landfill, the Maryland Environmental Service converts organic wastes into a valuable resource.
1.5 cu ft bags $5.49
Featured Video - BaySafe Plants
Behnkes Favorite BaySafe Plants
Baysafe is 'Behnke Nurseries' line of Maryland Native Plants. Carol Allen explains why gardeners should incorporate native plants into their home landscapes and recommends some great native ornamental plants that are strong performers in the garden. Watch here or on YouTube.....
Upcoming Workshops & Events
Potomac Bonsai Society Bonsai Auction
Location: Beltsville Store
Date: Saturday, May 25
Time: 9 am to 10 am - get your bidding numbers
10 am to 12 noon - the bidding wars commence
Bonsai + Auction = YOU finding a really cool plant. Cash and checks only. Non-members may have to pay an entrance fee.
Contact the Potomac Bonsai Society at potomacbonsai.com for more information.
LET'S START A VEGETABLE GARDEN
w/ Chris Lewis
Location: Potomac Store
Date: Saturday, May 25
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Now is the time to plant a summer garden to produce all of those wonderful herbs and vegetables. For the novice, Chris will provide simple advice to begin a small kitchen garden in pots or in an in-ground garden plot, but all gardening questions will be welcomed.
Q & A Demonstrations - w/ Carol Allen
10 am to 2 pm (dates listed below)
Saturdays at the Beltsville store
Sundays at the Potomac store
Join Carol as she works on a project and answers your questions about indoor and outdoor gardening.
Colorful Shade Gardening
May 25 & 26
Plus, Potting Party Fun w/ Carol!
10am - 2pm,
May 25 in Beltsville
In addition to answering questions, Carol will be potting different kinds of container gardens AND if you would like to get your hands dirty, you can pot a container, too! Choose your plants and pot them up at the nursery. Leave the mess here and get professional advice from Carol each step of the way. You can purchase your pot here or bring one or more from home.
Garden Party! - to benefit Friends of Brookside Gardens
Saturday, June 8 - at the Beltsville store
Discover the world of gardening with the experts. Many local garden
clubs and plant societies will come together at Behnke's in Beltsville
and YOU are invited to reap the benefits of their knowledge and
Events for 2013 are now posted online! Events & Workshops 2013!
Orchid Diagnostic and Re-pottingCome talk to Carol Allen and have your orchid questions answered.
Own an orchid that needs a little help? Bring it in and Carol will re-pot it for a minimal fee.
Beltsville: Saturday, June 15
Potomac: Sunday, June 16
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