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September 2015











Seedin & Weedin...

Getting to the Root of it...

Tomato Harvest

At Bench's, 3000 Tons of Processing Tomatoes are harvested each year. 

Locally Grown Produce +

Locally Made Products=

Recipe for Success!


2015 Flower Photo Contest Winner




Fresh Pasta Sauce






4 lbs fresh tomatoes, chopped & peeled

  • 2 medium onions, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1⁄4 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 4 sprigs parsley

  • 1 tablespoon sugar



  • To cook pasta sauce, heat olive oil over medium heat in a large iron skillet or heavy saucepan.

  • Add onion, basil, garlic and salt.

  • Saute until onion is tender, approximately 5 minutes.

  • Add tomato, parsley and sugar; heat to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for about 2 hours, stirring often or until sauce has thickened.

Lyndsey Donnell

MUMS the Word!

Mums are available and ready for planting or potted decor.  Decor pots, hanging baskets and 9in sizes available! 

Hurry in for best selection!

The Dirt...


Avoid fertilizing shrubs in late summer, as fertilizer can encourage new growth to sprout in the warm summer weather. This young growth doesn't have time to harden off before winter frost hits and may not survive the plunging winter temperatures.




Ornamental Kale




Height: 1 ft

Width: 1 ft

    Sun: Full sun

Looks GREAT with MUMS!


Green Scene...






Height: 15 ft

Spead: 15 ft

Bloom: Early Spring

Fall Color: Yellow/Red

European Serviceberry



 Dig This...

We have just returned from the


Wait until you see WHAT'S NEW!


At Bench's we proudly offer the tried and true but are always searching for somehting NEW!

Opens November 1st!

"The goldenrod is yellow
The corn is turning brown
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down."


- Children's song

Bench's Greenhouse & Nursery

Your Place for All Seasons!

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