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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 […]

Company Farm Update: New Potatoes!

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Company Farm, our project to grow food for those in need, is well into its pilot year. So far, so good! Our goal: Grow potatoes in our corporate “backyard” (Burlington, VT), using volunteer gardeners from the staff. The entire harvest will be donated to our local food shelf. When it comes to pests and diseases, […]

Garden Vandals Strike, Yet Hope Prevails

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I went out to weed the front garden early this morning while it was still cool. The bed runs right along the sidewalk on Colchester Avenue in Burlington, VT, so I like to keep it nice. Every year, my spouse and I plant something different, featuring colorful annuals. This year’s design includes a banana tree, […]

Garden Volunteers at Gardener’s Supply

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Last week — on a rare day free of rain — volunteers from the marketing department went to rejuvenate some gardens at a facility that serves Burlington’s homeless. We spent the morning digging out weeds and planting a fresh batch of perennials, shrubs and herbs. We also set up a row of Terrazza planters with […]

New Cold Frame Yields Early Harvests

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Back in late April, I planted seeds in a 4′ x 4′ Elevated Grow Shelter. In mid-June, it’s just bursting with life. I love all the different textures and shades of green in such a compact space. Using seeds shared by co-worker Leslie Ward, I planted many early season crops, including Red Cardinal spinach, Wildfire […]

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