One of the questions we get week after week is about finding information about this or that plant. Many times I can get the answer; however......
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.
Bring on the butterflies and bees! These native shrubs are some of the most versatile and easy to grow with flowers that will have pollinators coming from miles around.
Planting with pollinators in mind is not only environmentally friendly, it's also easy on the the eyes. Here are six of our favorites that are easy to grow and attractive to people and pollinators alike.
Because there are so many varieties, you are bound to have one or more spots in your garden that would be just perfect for phlox. They come in all flower colors, and some are even native to Maryland. Learn more about this showy perennial.
We got an award! The Chesapeake Bay Trust recently honored us for our installation of seven projects that demonstrate how homeowners and businesses can help reduce stormwater runoff. Click through to learn more!
This easy-going, underused native shrub deserves more attention. Learn what makes this sweet-smelling shrub so special.
Behnke's has a number of demonstration gardens. One of the most recent additions is the Pollinator Garden, still going strong and growing robustly after one year. Click through to learn about the some of the plants in it and come by the store to see them in person.
Many of us tend to shop for plants in the spring, often buying only what's in bloom, but this means that we miss out on perennials that bloom in the height of summer. Read on for 5 reliable summer perennials.
Did you know that there are many ways you can get a rebate from your county for gardening projects? Click through to read about our example rain garden and its benefits.