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Potomac Memories by Jim Dronenburg

I'd heard about the Potomac store opening. I went to check it out. I hadn't worked at Behnkes at Beltsville for four or five years then, because we had moved out to our current house for a life of commuting. Who should be there as manager, but Alex Dencker.... Within 30 seconds I was being fitted out for a Behnke's employee T-shirt, whether I wanted it or not. The rest is, as they say, history.

Jim Dronenburg on Roses, his Favorite Topic

Jim Dronenburg is a long-time employee of Behnkes who also runs the Four Seasons Garden Club and is a certifiable plant nut and amateur rosarian, but claims no formal training in roses.  To my mind, he's grown enough different roses…

Conifers for Gardens An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Conifers for Gardens: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Conifers for Gardens: An Illustrated Encyclopedia: This book, by Timber Press, is and is not a coffee table book. It is a coffee table book because it is filled with pictures - it has to be, to distinguish between cultivars…

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