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B Corps: People Using Business as a Force for Good

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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 back in 1983, Gardener’s Supply has been a socially responsible business, which we’ve expressed by supporting employee […]

How I Built a Raised Bed in My Laundry Room

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Over the years, I’ve helped develop dozens of gardening innovations here at Gardener’s Supply. Among my favorites is the Raised Bed Corner. It’s a foolproof way to build beautiful raised beds, using standard lumber. Last month, I put this innovation to work in our laundry room. See, my wife and I wanted to save water […]

Gift Ideas for Gardeners — from Gardeners!

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Need a gift for a gardener? Ask a gardener! To assemble this list, we put a call out to our “company of gardeners,” asking for their favorites. Here’s what they suggest: Dalton: I like to give bundled gifts that serve more than one purpose. That’s why I am planning to give the Harvest Storage Crate […]

Gardening Clothes at Work

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We asked two of our most active “in-the-dirt” gardeners to try out some of the clothing in our new Wildwood line. Deborah is our lead product tester and Jennifer manages our campus vegetable garden. Here’s their report: Jennifer Prince I love these clothes! After working in them, washing them and wearing them around town, I […]

Announcing the Holiday Door Decor Photo Contest

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How do you decorate your door for the holidays? Is it understated or over the top? Take a photo and enter the Door Decor Photo Contest on Facebook. You could win a Gardener’s Supply Gift Card. You can also enter via Instagram or Twitter. Just use this hashtag: #DoorDecor2013 Prizes First prize: $250 Gardener’s Supply […]

Introducing Intervale: Hand-Picked Gifts Inspired by Nature

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What’s in a name? In our case, quite a lot! Gardener’s Supply is proud to have grown up in an area called “the Intervale,” a river valley filled with farms and forestland just minutes from downtown Burlington, VT. Intervale, our new gift and decor collection, flows from this natural beauty and abundance. You’ll find unique, […]

Company Farm Update: HARVEST!

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This spring, we started something called Company Farm. Our goal was to grow food to donate to families in need. Well, the harvest is in, and we dug 325 pounds of potatoes from 25 4×6′ raised beds. Though the result is not as big as we’d hoped (500 pounds), we’re still quite pleased. It was […]

Vicky’s Apple Crisp

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Is there someone at your company that makes a signature dish, one that employees request for potlucks or meetings? At Gardener’s Supply, Vicky Broe’s apple crisp is one of those dishes. Vicky’s Apple Crisp Each year, I make this dish for our new-employee orientation to delight my co-workers. You can use almost any variety of […]

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We are an employee-owned company of avid gardeners, located in Burlington, VT.