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Parsley Caterpillar On The Parsley Plant

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

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!
Basil

Growing Herbs Indoors

Don't settle for grocery store herbs! Bring the freshness of an outdoor herb garden indoors with these tips.

Jessica’s Garden: Prolonging the Harvest

It's hard to believe that we are already well into the month of August. Before we know it, leaves will be changing colors.  While some fruits and vegetables in the Summer garden (like squash and potatoes) may be dwindling, others…

Jessica’s Garden: Strawberries: Get Them Before the Good Ones Are Gone

With the local strawberry season coming to a close, we are trying to get our fill of these delicious Summer berries before they're gone until next season.  However, while local pick-your-own farms and farmers markets are dwindling on strawberry availability,…

Jessica’s Garden: All About Herbs

One of my favorite herbs is basil, it's fresh and distinct, but also an herb that appeals to the masses. I demonstrated two ways to use this versatile herb- Basil, Parsley and Walnut Pesto, and Basil and Edamame Hummus.
Eggs In Nest

For Many of Us There Are Three Gardens

Last week, when I was feeling under the weather, my son handed me a delicious cup of tea. It didn’t surprise me when he asked about what we could plant this summer to make our own tea. He is always planting in his mind’s eye, even in February - a challenging time for those with twitching green thumbs.

Gardening Basics – A Little Bit on Herbs

One of the easiest and most rewarding things for a gardener to grow is a selection of herbs. It’s fun to use your own fresh herbs in cooking, they are interesting to learn, the most common ones all have the same growing requirements, and animal pests tend to leave them along.
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