We’re getting more great entries in our 2014 Harvest Photo Contest. This one is from Annmarie Mones in Trumbull, CT.
Here in CT I used the square-foot gardening method. I had several different patches and varieties of carrots, beets, and some parsnips planted this year.
Unfortunately, voles moved into my garden, and I lost all my beets [...]
Heritage Honey and Beestick Set
“Who Needs Gift Wrap?” writes “Jessie the Gardener” from Philadelphia. In her review of the Heritage Honey and Beestick Set. “I purchased this to gift to a friend who loves tea, and I thought the honey and dipper might go well with a box of her favorite tea. It turned out to be su [...]
Thanks to everyone who entered our Tomato Recipe Contest on Facebook. Here’s the winning recipe, from Megan Miller of Carver, MA.
Megan Miller, with her autumn garden in the background
THIS summer — unlike many of my fellow local gardeners — I had a wildly successful crop of tomatoes. My heirlooms colored up and my cherries were extraor [...]
Our exceptionally productive plant grew 29 pumpkins.
Sometimes the most successful fund-raisers are spontaneous. A recent effort here at Gardener’s Supply started with a single pumpkin plant, which grew to massive proportions, sending its vines throughout our test gardens. By the end of last week, we had harveste [...]
Feeling creative? Check out the Learn + Share area for several great DIY projects. Our step-by-step slideshows will inspire you to create.
One of the projects is an Adirondack-themed wedding centerpiece, below, which features items gathered from the woods—pine cones and birch bark—in combination with Ivory Pillar LED Candles, twine and a larg [...]
Do you have an awesome recipe for backyard-ripe tomatoes? Share your original recipe or technique and you could win a set of Tomato Ladders or Tomato Cages. Enter the contest on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1mlfdVg
Curved Linking Stakes supporting tall zinnias
It’s the time of year for Flower Supports, such as Curved Linking Stakes, which are perfect for fixing those unexpected flops in the garden.
From a 4-star review from Nancy in St. Louis, MO:
These linking stakes are great. I got the tallest ones available for use specifically with my tall zi [...]
We used Raised Bed Corners to create a set of stacked beds in front of our administrative offices in Burlington, VT.
Bull’s Blood beet seeds germinate among crops that will soon be harvested.
As the gardening season goes on, it’s a challenge to keep a front-yard vegetable garden looking good. Early crops are harvested, lettuce bol [...]