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from the employee owners at Gardener's Supply Co.

Monthly archives for November, 2012

Working Together to Make a Difference

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After almost 26 years at Gardener’s Supply, Pat Bates will be remembered for many things. To some people, she was the one who always raised her hand with a question at the annual meeting. Others will remember her as a champion for employee-ownership. To me, she is the one who reminded us that together, we […]

‘Goodness is in All of Us’

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As we approach Thanksgiving 2012 in Vermont, we are especially thankful to have been spared the fury of Superstorm Sandy. Our thoughts are with those who were not. The storm has produced so much suffering that it’s hard to know how you can help. Like many companies at this time of year, we raise money […]

Green Chimneys SchoolNurtures Young ‘Green Thumbs’

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For 65 years, Green Chimneys School in Brewster, NY, has helped special-needs children find a place — in learning and in life — through the wonders of the natural world. The internationally recognized school was recently awarded a $5,000 grant as winner of the Green Education Foundation‘s 2012 Green Thumb Challenge. The team at Green […]

Good Taste, Good Works!

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Here at Gardener’s Supply, we enjoy giving back to our Vermont community by doing business with local merchants. When searching for a traditional, handmade fruitcake to feature in our Holiday 2012 catalog, we didn’t have to look far for the perfect partner: Bien Fait Cakes, an artisanal bakery in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Bien Fait’s delicious, […]

Enjoy the Natural Scent of Living Lavender

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If you’re looking for a houseplant that’s a little different, consider a lavender plant. With proper care, this “living bouquet” offers months of fragrance and bloom indoors. Start by placing your plant in a sunny south-facing window, where it will receive as much light as possible. In low light, growth may become weak and spindly and […]

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