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The Great Gardener’s Giveaway: ...

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Fran Blank Who are these lucky people who win contests? Meet three who won prizes in the Great Gardener’s Giveaway: First prize: Fran Blank, of New London, OH, won the Gardener’s Supply Cart, along with a $100 gift card. “I always enter contests but never win. I am thrilled! This is the icing on the cake for my spring garden [...]

Congratulations to Our Spring Photo C...

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Seems appropriate that the winner of our Signs of Spring photo contest is named April. Her photo of a tulip bud won first prize, though there were many great entries. Photo by April Deering “Spring is definitely my favorite season,” says April Deering, who gardens in Colorado. “I just love watching everything come to life, w [...]

Enter Our Photo Contest: Signs of Spr...

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Trillium grandiflorum, submitted by Susan McGee via Instagram For the gardener, no season is as eagerly anticipated as spring. And after the winter of 2013-14, we are ready! So, what are the signs of spring in your area? Is it the first crocuses? The swelling buds of the oaks? Is it your neighbor, washing his boat? Share a springtime image a [...]

Enjoy Clean, Blemish-Free Berries wit...

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Learn more: Planting and Growing Strawberries Don’t let a rainy day spoil a crop of just-ripening strawberries. Our easy-to-install, adjustable Strawberry Supports elevate ripening fruit and allow air to circulate. This promotes even ripening and minimizes rot. Use the supports in place of straw to decrease mold and mildew problems, es [...]

Miniature Vegetable Garden Thrives Un...

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I’m deep in the heart of a bitter cold northern winter and something strange is happening. I’m rejecting gardening books and seed catalogs. I really don’t know why, as I’ve always enjoyed snuggling with garden literature. Lately though, I just can’t drum up the enthusiasm for a good, long, green-thumbed read. Wh [...]

Mystery Seeds Yield a Sweet Surprise

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A packet of free seed became a row of free-flowering annuals. Here at Gardener’s Supply we have something called “the free table.” It’s where employees put things they want to give away, so it’s always interesting to see what shows up. The free table is a great place to recycle. You’ll find everything from [...]

B Corps: People Using Business as a F...

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What’s in the name? The B is for benefit, and it’s Corp as in corporation. We’re excited. Today, Gardener’s Supply has joined a class of companies called B Corps. With this certification comes a dual mission that combines bottom-line success and social responsibility. In short: Do well and do good. Since we started ba [...]

Pumpkins for 2014: Something Differen...

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Kakai pumpkin. Photos: High Mowing Organic Seeds Trying to pick a pumpkin for 2014? Consider these recommendations from Gwenael Engelskirchen, who tests new varieties for High Mowing Organic Seeds. I’m seeing a lot more interest in the unusual varieties, such as the ones with seeds that don’t have thick hulls. Here are some of my [...]

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