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July 2014



Getting to the Root of It...






Fairy Garden Decor

25% Off


Quart Perennials

10 for $20

must purchase 10 for promo


Annual Flowers & Vegetables

40% Off










Redeem Before 

July 31st




Bonus Bucks


Seedin & Weedin...

Lemon Basil

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.

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.


The Dirt...





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

  • Repels Mosquitos





Green Scene...

 Dig This...


Metal Sunflowers

in all shapes and sizes

available TODAY...

no water required!


The sweet corn has tasseled!

Look for Bench's yummy Sweet Corn mid-July!



Did you fertilize today?

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