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What's New in Perennials (Part 2) on Nature Calls: Conversations from the Hudson Valley

Episode 66: What's New in Perennials (Part 2)

Just as perennials are long-lasting and recurring plants, Joe Behn, wholesale perennial grower of Behn’s Best Perennials, is back again! He re-joins a lively conversation with Tim Kennelty and Jean Thomas about flowering perennials. This time, they cover some of the newer perennial plant choices for the second half of the flowering season – late summer into fall. Joe shares his knowledge of the unique features of these plants, including their hardiness, and discusses his personal favorites. Don't miss this chance to hear from a local Hudson Valley expert in the industry and discover the latest trends in the world of perennials in New York State.

Hosts: Tim Kennelty and Jean Thomas

Guest: Joe Behn

Production Support: Teresa Golden, Linda Aydlett and Annie Scibienski


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Last updated April 27, 2023