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Pink Geraniums damaged by Deer

Please Don’t Eat The Geraniums

Seriously! Just stop with the eating of our flowers. Stephanie joins everyone else that has had enough of those pesky deer.
Kate Fisher Bumbling Bee Apiary

June’s Beyond Behnke’s Gardening Podcast ~ Beekeeping

For June's Beyond Behnke's Podcast I got to chat with Kate Fisher, owner of The Bumbling Bee Apiary. Kate and her husband own a farm in Carroll County, Maryland were Beekeeping is just one of the many things happening on the farm.
English Bluebird pair on nest box

Eastern Bluebirds

Once again, Stephanie writes about the beautiful bluebirds in her yard.
Berkleys For The Birds

Berkleys For The Birds ~ An Etsy Shop

Check out this young Maryland woman making her way though high school while creating an online business on ETSY.
Bluebird in flight

Blue Birds Everywhere

Stephanie writes about all the bluebirds she has been seeing.
Hummingbird on a feeder

Hummingbirds Everywhere

After many attempts to get a photo of one of the hummingbirds in Stephanie's yard, finally success!
Titmouse and kinglet at the bird feeder

Feed the birds, Tuppence a Bag

Feed the birds! Winter, especially it is important to feed your back yard friends. A bird feeder or two maybe even three will make the birds very happy and the bonus is you will be able to watch them from the compfort of your own home. Or tent as some people do.
Bald Eagle by Nancy Janson

Today I Saw An Eagle

My husband and I have seen more and more American Bald Eagles getting closer and closer to where we live. Driving down the driveway, one of these majestic birds flew right in front of my windshield.
Bird and squirrels

Birds and Squirrels

If you are stuck at home, you may as well feed the birds. We have had several feeders up for the last year. We are on a modest suburban lot with some tall trees so we have good habitat for birds.
butterfly red zinnia

Summer Fun With Butterflies

Alice, who many of you might remember working in our sunny annual department every Spring loves to share photos of her beautiful gardens, and she lately has been fascinating us with videos and pictures of all of her butterflies hatching.
Purple Martin Bird House

The Walpole Purple Martin House – #bornatbehnkes

A customer wrote and mentioned her daughter told her that she has so many memories in her yard, all that were #bornatbehnkes! So in keeping with that theme, I wanted to share with you something I finally got to my home and got up.

How to Manage Pest Insects

Learn various environmentally-friendly methods to keep insects from harming your plants.
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