Behnke's Information Pamphlets
Behnkes has a great selection of informational care sheets that are available as pamphlets in our stores. As these are updated and revised we will offer them online here as PDF files available to download or printout.
- Mums - Care sheet - Garden mums, originally from the Orient, are now grown all over the world.
- Lawns - Seasonal lawn care instructions for the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia area.
- Turf Trust - 2010 Lawn Calendar Program.
- Deer Resistant Plants - This list is meant to serve only as a guide. There are no "deer-proof" plants.
- Azalea and Rhododendron Care - Proper site selection, soil preparation, planting, watering, fertilizing, and pruning.
- Clematis Care - Where to plant, how to plant, training, fertilizing and pruning.
- Gardenia Care - Light, temperature, humidity, fertilizer, water, re-potting, propagation.
- Rose Care - Location, preparation, planting, fertilizing, watering, pruning, insects and disease, winter care.
- Container Gardening - Covers Containers, Plants, Planting Media and Maintenance.
- African Violets - What to do and what not to do in the care of African Violet.
- Amaryllis - Planting care and propagation of Amaryllis Bulbs.
- Aquatics - Basics of locating and installing an aquatic pod. Care and selection of aquatic plants.
- Astilbe - Basic care and planting instructions for Astilbe
- Baysafe Program - All about The "Baysafe Plants Program" and a list of Baysafe Native Plants.
- Hummingbirds - How to attract hummingbirds and a list of their favorite plants.
- Carved Pumpkin Care - How to make your carved pumpkin last.
- Reliable Perennials - Behnke Nurseries carries hundreds of varieties of perennials. These are our recommendations.
- Butterfly Gardening - To entice these beauties to visit your garden, only a few simple guidelines are needed.