Dahlias 101

Summer Gardening Woes Summer is one of those seasons where you don’t know what to expect so you expect the worst: heat and humidity. While there are dozens of ways to cool off–taking a dip in the pool, sitting by the air conditioner, eating ice-cream–our plants aren’t so easily satiated. Oftentimes that’s why gardeners, greenhouses, […]

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Caladiums 101
Bengert Greenhouses, Caladiums, potted caladiums, potted plants, gardening, Buffalo gardeners, growing Caladiums

Caladiums: Heart of Jesus These large heart shaped leaves are known by many nicknames such as elephant ears (like its cousin colocasia), angel wings, and heart of Jesus. Just like snowflakes, no two leaves are the same, coming in a variety of colors and heart shapes. Native to South America and Central America, this plant […]

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Alstroemeria 101

Alstroemeria: A Bountiful Bloomer For Every Garden It’s no secret that people love lilies–the fourth most popular flower worldwide–for their distinct appearance as well as their symbolism. As you plant the seeds of your spring garden and comb your local greenhouse for stunning potted plants, consider the striking, Azalea-like blossoms of the Alstroemeria flower! Alstroemeria feature […]

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Azaleas 101

Azaleas: A Whimsical Addition To Any Garden As you prepare for the Easter season, your mind may immediately wander to the traditional White Easter Lily. For those looking for a bloom with a broader color spectrum, consider the beauty and whimsy of Azaleas! Azaleas have dainty, ruffle-like blossoms that come in white, pink, lavender, red, […]

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Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas: The Ultimate Garden Showstopper A popular plant for the spring/Easter season is that pom pom-like flower we all know and love: hydrangeas! Hydrangeas are a popular shrub because they are easy to care for, tolerate almost any soil, and grow all by themselves–a perfect flower for the beginner gardener! Although hydrangeas are traditionally favored […]

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Invite Hummingbirds To Your Garden

For gardeners and bird watchers alike, the visit of a hummingbird to your garden is a rare treat. However, what if we told your these occasional visits could become more frequent. Depending on where you live, hummingbirds have the potential of becoming your new neighbors. With an abundance of nectar-filled flowers and an open landscape […]

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Tips For A Better Spring Garden

For those dreaming of spring, you may be checking the ground for signs of life starting early February. Spring can be unpredictable. From warm sunny days to days on the brink of frost, you need a garden that can withstand the cold weather. For others, you simply need a headstart getting your garden back in shape. […]

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Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

We may still be trying to dig ourselves out of the snow, but Spring will hit Buffalo any week now. That means it’s time to start planning your plot! Here’s what you’ll need to do. Inspect If you haven’t checked on your garden since fall, it’s important that you give the area a good look. […]

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Spring & Easter Fundraising Program

Spring is almost here! Offer some much needed color and life into your home with a Bengert’s Greenhouse flower fundraiser. It’s a great time to raise money for a school, church or community group. We’ve enjoyed helping a variety of organizations exceed their fundraising goals by with our flower fundraising program.     Bengert Greenhouses will work hard to […]

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Spring Color Combinations

We’re been lucky to experience a mild winter here in Western New York. Before we know it, we’ll be ready to shed our winter coats and we’ll be welcoming the arrival of Spring! It’s likely to come a bit earlier than usual this year, so let’s take a look at some inspired color combinations that […]

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