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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…

A Visit To Patuxent Nursery

This week Stephanie's road trip took her to Bowie, Maryland where she stopped in to see Patuxent Nursery. Lucky for her, former Behnke Bes, the perennial manager, was there, and they were able to catch up.

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.

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…

The Year Of The Cicada

The Year Of The Big Cicada I have to say I have been looking forward to the return of the big cicada emergence in our area in late spring (2021). I know. Lots of big insects flying around making noise, etc. Perhaps not…

A Visit To Snell’s Greenhouses Garden Center

Stephanie writes about visiting Snell's Greenhouses in Carroll County, Maryland, this week. Going to a local independent garden center is always a lot of fun, especially when your granddaughter asks to go for her birthday.

But Where Do I Go For My Poinsettias?

It is not quite Thanksgiving. However, the questions are now coming on where do we get the quality-grown poinsettias that Behnke Nurseries always offered.

This Years Garden Center Group Fall Event in Nashville Tennessee

Last week I traveled to Nashville, TN, to take part in the yearly Garden Center Group Fall Event. This is a group of Independent Garden Center owners that share information and ideas with each other. One of the highlights of the trip each year is when we all.....

A Visit To The Burtonsville, Meadow Farms Nurseries

I was really excited to stop in and visit one of Behnke's closest Independent Garden Centers, Meadows Farms Nurseries in Burtonsville, MD. Besides checking out how former Behnke Best Greg is doing there I wanted to share some of their story with you. I hope you enjoy the videos and article and find time to stop in to visit them.
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