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Parsley Caterpillars On Your Parsley Plant

There are so many wonderful things about Parsley. Best yet, are the beautiful caterpillars that eat it and turn into Black Swallowtail Butterflies

Blueberry Picking

Nothing better than standing around the old blueberry bush with your grandfather and great grandfather picking blueberries

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.

The Beginning Of Our Spring Vegetable Garden

I have been spending a lot of time looking at all the different early vegetable seeds for our Spring garden these past few days. I think I am more of a dreamer than an actual doer.

I’m Dreaming Of A BLT Sandwich

There simply is nothing like picking a fresh tomato from your garden, and dinner is served. The funny thing is that I actually hated tomatoes and would never eat one till about 4 years ago.

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Planting Outdoors

In our last blog, we talked about how to plan your garden, including starting from seed. Now it’s time to think about or begin, planting your garden outdoors. Remember, two very important steps in gardening are...

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Ten Steps for Planning Your Own

As the National Garden Bureau celebrates its 100th anniversary (1920-2020), it seems timely to reintroduce the concept of victory gardening with quick and easy steps to plan and grow your own vegetable garden.

The Herb Garden at Behnke’s

Growing culinary herbs is an easy way to participate in the garden-to-table movement, but some herbs are easier to grow than others. See what's worked in our own display herb garden.

Behnke’s Herb Garden

Sometimes it's nice to see how something works for someone else before trying it out for yourself. To that end, we have an herb garden in front of our store to show you how certain herbs behave in a real garden setting. Read about what's working and what isn't here.

Growing and Using Herbs

Growing your own herbs is easy, economical and gives you the freshest ingredients possible. Plus, there are way more plant varieties to choose from than what you could buy at the grocery store, so you can experiment with new flavors!

How to Grow Peppers

Peppers are a great way to add fresh flavor and nutrition to your meals. And, with the right know-how, they're easy to grow at home!

Small Space Vegetable Gardening Tips

Growing your own fresh vegetables is possible even if you have limited space to work with. Use these tips to help maximize your yield!
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