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Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Men & Houses at Oma’s

Finally, after 41 years of marriage, children, and grandchildren, I had a blowout cookie decorating day. Now it is not that I don’t bake cookies, the problem is they end up eaten before we can save them for a grand event.
Ribbon And Bows

How To Make The Famous Behnke Bow

The other day I decided to try to make a video of just how to make a Behnke Bow. Hours later, I figured out that no one actually makes a bow like we were all taught.
Tails With A Heart

Tails with a Heart

I have been having so much fun pulling out some of the boxes of Christmas Shop items to list on Beyond Behnke’s Online Store. These little mice were always such a big hit at the garden center.
Half Baked Harvest

Introducing the Half Baked Harvest x Etsy Holiday Collection

ETSY is the perfect place for artisans to bring their items to you. I have been following Tieghan Gerand for a while now on her Facebook page. Take a few moments and see what beautiful items are included in her collection.
Americamart Show Atlanta GA

Now Where Is She?

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.
Chris Byrnes

So Where Do I Buy My Christmas Tree

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...
Poinsettia Border

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.
Where Have All The Displays Gone?

Save The Date! December 13th – 15th

Many of you know from my posts last June that we sold all of our fixtures during the summer. Along the way, I met the sweetest couple who help run The Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fairgrounds.

How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs

Giant, colorful blooms in the dead of winter? Anyone can grow them? Yes and yes. Get our tips for a simple flower whose looks are anything but.

Road Trip to Virginia’s Ginger Cottages

If you've ever been to our Christmas Shop, you may have noticed our line of Ginger Cottages: small, intricate, 3-D wooden houses and shops made entirely in the USA. Read about Stephanie's visit to the factory to see how they're created.
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