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Lisa Richards Gambrills Flower Farm

Gambrills Flower Farm Visit

Where Is Gambrills? A few months ago, one of our Behnke friends, Lynn Foster, suggested that I take a trip out to visit one of her favorite places to shop for plants, Gambrills Flower Farm. When she mentioned it, I…

Valley View Farms Garden Center & Nursery

Christmas At Valley View Farms

A trip to Valley View Farms Greenhouse and Nursery to get a poinsettia led to a nice chat with Carrie Engel and so much more
Meadows Farms Greg and Anita

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 Entrance We Grow Our Own

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…

Patuxent Nursery

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 Houseplants

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.
Becky and Anita visiting Greenway Farms in Cooksville, Maryland

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…

Pictures of Grey Goose Farm in Laytonsville, Maryland

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…

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