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Daylillies, Deer & Ivory Soap

Last year I doubt I had any blooms on my daylilies. Those darling deer munched their way through our garden, eating everything in sight. My Knockout rose, my hydrangeas and my beautiful daylilies were all victims. It was on! This…

Meadows Farms ~ Plant a Little Happiness!℠

Last week, I was on my way to Beltsville and decided to stop in at Meadows Farms in Burtonsville. I was not sure if former Behnke's Best Anita and Greg were working that afternoon but I wanted to see that new greenhouse I had heard about.

Thanksgiving Farms ‘We Grow Our Own’

Road Trip Last Sunday, my friend Donna and I took a road trip to Adamstown, Maryland, in Frederick County. I have always heard about Thanksgiving Farms, an independent garden center but never had the opportunity to go there. Carol Allen (the orchid…

Homestead Gardens, A Maryland Destination Garden Center

This week Stephanie took a road trip to visit one of Maryland's destination garden centers in Davidsonville, MD. Homestead Gardens is a family-owned independent garden center that offers a wide selection of everything and beyond for your home and garden.

Brighton Dam’s Azalea Garden

How could I have lived in this area my whole life and never have known about the Brighton Dam's Azalea Garden? A beautiful public garden with over 22 thousand azaleas planted over 5 acres this is a must-see garden that everyone will enjoy.

Two Growers That Sell Retail Too

Wholesale Grower My husband and I started Hillside Nursery, in 1979. We were a wholesale nursery of annuals, perennials, and poinsettias a few months after we got married. For 27 years, we sold our plants to retail garden centers and…

A Visit To A Local Independent Garden Center

Grey Goose Farm: A Visit To A Local Garden Center Yesterday I finally did it! I went to visit Grey Goose Farm in Laytonsville, MD. As with most of you, I have stuck pretty much close to home, but now…

Earth Day: All Year Long

With today being Earth Day, I wanted to share this blog post from one of our partners of AgriTech Corp, SoilKits Christina, who wrote from the heart on her feelings in helping her children learn the importance of protecting our earth. I hope you enjoy this article as much as I did. After you finish, check out their website and their soil kits we are selling. For April 2021, Christina is giving our readers $5 off each kit sold. Just use the code BEHNKES21 when checking out.

April Showers Bring Beautiful April Days

April Showers The saying goes, April Showers, Bring May Flowers, but I have to say whoever came up with that saying forgot about all the beautiful trees that are bursting with color in April. From Redbuds to Cherry Trees, April…

Garden Tools, The Perfect Gift

Garden Tools make some of the best gifts. Stephanie shares some simple gardening gift ideas when shopping at your local independent garden center; you will be able to find so many terrific gardening ideas for Mother's Day, Weddings, and even House Warming Gifts for the new homeowner you know.

Zoe’s DIY Bee Hotel

Stephanie's granddaughter, Zoe, enjoyed making a simple Bee Hotel
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