A basil seedling
I had homemade pesto for dinner last night. And the night before, and last weekend, too.
Now that this year’s crop is up and growing strong, I don’t mind using up the rest of last year’s batch of pesto, which I froze in Pesto Cubes. care not to use up my stash. For me, having pesto in the freezer is like hav [...]
I grow my own fruits and vegetables for all sorts of reasons. Growing food is fun, rewarding, saves money, and adds amazing taste and beauty into my life. And, for health concerns, I know exactly where my food came from and what went into producing it.
So how come I can’t have the right to know what’s in the food I buy in the [...]
Chris Ahrens, marketer and cubicle farmer
This gray cubicle needs some life. It needs a garden!
Given a choice of where to plant a garden, I bet most gardeners would choose their backyard or community garden. For me, it’s my desk … at work. With winter in full swing and the ground hard as a rock, outdoor gardening is not an option for [...]
No room for an herb garden? Th Multi-Pocket Grow Bag might change your mind! With 16 planting holes on the sides and a “rooftop” garden on top, we were able to fill this planter with a wide range of culinary herbs, including rosemary, basil, thyme, sage, parsley, oregano, chervil, fennel, tarragon and chives.
Herbs at home i [...]
We’ve designed some special racks that let you enjoy windowboxes without the windows. Our 2-Tier and 3-Tier Cascade Planters are made of sturdy, square-stock steel and have a handsome, flat-black finish.
Two, 3-Tier Cascade Planters placed back-to-back. Photo taken in early June before the plants began hiding the framework.
It’s fun to see how folks use our products in ways we didn’t expect. We recently heard from Rowena Gerber, who teaches at the Miami Country Day School in Miami, FL, where the second graders created a “pizza garden” using our Grow Beds and Grow Bags.
The “pizza garden” at the Miami Country Day School. [...]
Basil harvest, after fertilizing with Worm Power.
Grown from a single seedling, this pie-pumpkin vine has engulfed a trellis and spread through the surrounding beds.
In two of our test garden beds, I’m using All-Purpose Organic Fertilizer with worm castings (Worm Power Fertilizer). The plants have exploded with growth. I’ve never [...]
Not long after I started my job at Gardener’s Supply in early spring, a box arrived packed full with strong, healthy plants with my name on it. While this wasn’t unusual for me — I’ve shipped myself irresistible specimens at odd times of year before — it was early in the season to put these beauties i [...]