New life is blooming on River Road: A new business — Potomac Petals and Plants — is set to open this month in the former home of local favorite Behnke Nurseries. Employees were busy this week giving a facelift to the space, where Behnke’s operated for 16 years before moving out last summer. “The cost of staying on that property simply didn’t make business sense anymore,” Behnke’s VP Stephanie Fleming said at the time. We’ll have more on Potomac Petals and Plants in an upcoming issue. Meanwhile, click here to read more about why Behnke left Potomac.