The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ~Hanna Rion
Hanna Rion is a 19th century garden writer and Catskills resident
Bench's Greenhouse & Nursery
Your Place for All Seasons!
Protect Hostas from slugs by applying Silica Sand around the plant. Slugs will not cross the sand to get to the Hosta.
Features: Strongly lemon-scented leaves
Light: Part shade
Soil: Light, well drained, on the dry side
Spacing: 18 to 24 inches
Plant size: 24 to 36 inches tall
Seedin & Weedin...
Getting to the Root of It...
in all shapes and sizes
no water required!
Fairy Garden Decor
10 for $20
must purchase 10 for promo
Annual Flowers & Vegetables
The sweet corn has tasseled!
Look for Bench's yummy Sweet Corn mid-July!
To 6 (4 oz) chicken breats add...
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive Oil
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
Lightly pound chicken to an even 3/4-inch thickness. Pat chicken dry using paper towels and place in a large resealable plastic bag.
Combine lemon peel, lemon juice, garlic, salt, oil and basil in a blender or food processor. Pulse for 30 seconds or until well blended.
Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and turn to coat chicken thoroughly. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to overnight.
Preheat grill to medium-high heat or about 400 degrees F.
Remove chicken from marinade and discard marinade.
Grill for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through.
Transfer to serving plate and garnish with additional basil, if desired.