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Monthly archives for November, 2012

Working Together to Make a Difference

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Pat Bates, with one more load for the food shelf. 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 [...]

‘Goodness is in All of Us’

Canned goods destined for the local food shelf.
A carload of canned goods, destined for the local food shelf. 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 ti [...]

Green Chimneys SchoolNurtures Young &...

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A student shows off the squash at the Green Chimneys vocational farmstand. 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 Ed [...]

Good Taste, Good Works!

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This Bourbon Fruitcake is handmade in small batches in Vermont, filled with fruits and nuts and flavored with smooth bourbon. 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 did [...]

Enjoy the Natural Scent of Living Lav...

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A Lavender Plant makes a wonderful winter houseplant and thoughtful gift. 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 wi [...]

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