Here we are, and it is March already. Time is going so fast, and while I am trying so hard to be upbeat about the coming season, I have to admit it is getting harder and harder.
I can’t begin to tell you how much I love these beautiful stoneware plates. We used to sell the Blue Crab Nuts at the nursery but could never carry the stoneware because let’s face it they would get pretty dusty in our greenhouses.
What January and February are really good for is for gaining knowledge–sharpening your most important tool, your mind. I encourage you to take a leap beyond gathering information from the internet.
As I mentioned last week, I flew down to the AmericasMart to have a peek at what is new and exciting that we could offer on our online store. I am happy to report that I found many of our old friends more than excited to partner with us in this new way.
I am in one of my very favorite places, The Americas Mart in Atlanta, Georgia, a place where buyers from all over the world come to see what is new and exciting.
In the building, we called ‘Dawnrose,’ hides some Country Music and Beltsville History! Frank Gosman began his jamboree around 1968, calling the club The Tin Dipper. He broadcast a few radio commercials for the butcher shop he owned there.....
I like potted palms, and over the years I’ve seen palms that were off-color, sometimes even in my own house. I attributed it to an iron deficiency but didn’t know the cause. (See the reference at the end of the article for photos of iron deficient palms.)
A few days ago, I received a message on Behnke’s facebook page from Steve Baldwin from Custer, South Dakota. Curious, I went to read it and found that he was a long-time friend of my grandparents, Albert and Rose Behnke.
Last week I wrote about poinsettias, and the question came up about where you should buy your fresh cut Christmas trees this year. As I have been saying...
When we moved to Maryland in 1984, we bought a suburban house that was built on a quarter-acre lot in the 1950’s. Enter the Hurleys, working with perennials every day at Behnke’s, I was eager to try new things....