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Monthly archives for September, 2011

Refresh Your Home for Fall

Styling for Fall

Stephen Saint-Onge is a designer who is all about helping people make their homes be the best they can be — no matter who they are, where they are or how big or small their house is. On his website and in his recent book, No Place Like Home, Stephen points to Gardener’s Supply as a […]

Making Pepper Jelly

Making Pepper Jelly

Inspired by the variety of salsas and moles in central Texas, where Gardener’s Supply photographs our summer products, I planted several varieties of chile peppers in my garden. I planned to preserve their flavors for the winter months ahead, and to share my newfound culinary interest with my northern friends and neighbors. The results of […]

Why Bats are Beneficial

Why Bats are Beneficial

Our new lineup of products includes the Beneficial Bat House. Why “beneficial”? Because there are many ways that bats help gardeners and farmers. It’s worth the effort to welcome bats to your yard. The Beneficial Bat House will accommodate about 30 bats. Our new lineup of products includes the Beneficial Bat House. Why “beneficial”? Because […]

After Irene

After Irene

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, the first reaction — for many people — was stunned silence. It’s hard to take in the fearsome power of nature and the shocking devastation. It’s easy to feel helpless and small. But eventually, you snap out of it and ask: “How can I help?” The team from Gardener’s […]

When to Prune Raspberries

ripe raspberries

Berries are the essence of summer, and for the past few weeks I’ve been immersed in berrydom. Earliglo strawberries seem long gone; in their wake came black currants, red currants, gooseberries, blueberries, and raspberries. In summer, these berries demand nothing more than picking but — for the raspberries, at least — some pruning sets the stage […]

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