One of my grandchildren's favorite things to do in the Fall is collect acorns. This year Mother Nature has given us an abundance of them. Aaron and Zoe were so excited to find so many that we had to get them coffee cans to hold them all.
How could I have lived in this area my whole life and never have known about the Brighton Dam's Azalea Garden? A beautiful public garden with over 22 thousand azaleas planted over 5 acres this is a must-see garden that everyone will enjoy.
April Showers The saying goes, April Showers, Bring May Flowers, but I have to say whoever came up with that saying forgot about all the beautiful trees that are bursting with color in April. From Redbuds to Cherry Trees, April…
My mother’s husband, Joe, used to work at Behnke’s in the ’70s and ’80s and went on to start his own wholesale nursery. He grows perennials and small shrubs for garden centers & landscapers.
One would like to think that there never is a good time to cut down a tree. However, for this beautiful Norway Spruce that was given to us in 1985 by my grandfather, Albert Behnke time was up.
If you tend to shop for plants only in spring, you might find that your garden looks a little sad come fall. Here are a few of our favorites that will make your garden look good throughout the year.
Winter can be a bleak time in your garden, full of brown twigs and dead leaves. Before that time comes, consider these plants with eye-catching winter color and texture.
As fall leaves start to drop, you may realize that you can see too much of your neighbors. Or that the view out a window looks lifeless. These lush evergreens will solve both problems!