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Enjoy the Natural Scent of Living Lavender

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If you’re looking for a houseplant that’s a little different, consider a lavender plant. With proper care, this “living bouquet” offers months of fragrance and bloom indoors. Start by placing your plant in a sunny south-facing window, where it will receive as much light as possible. In low light, growth may become weak and spindly and […]

The Fickle Season

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Those late-winter/early spring snowfalls can be hard on a gardener. But spring is that way. It comes; it retreats. This year’s early warmth wakened our magnolia three weeks ahead of schedule. And over the weekend, it burst into bloom, providing a scented backdrop for weekend garden chores. But we woke this morning to snow, and […]

Using Essential Oils

Essential Oil for Aromatherapy
Essential oils can improve your mood and clear your mind with plant-derived fragrances. For instance, choose peppermint to cheer holiday gatherings, lavender to bring deep sleep, and orange to freshen the air. Use our Essential Oils to create spa-inspired gifts, such as soaps, room fresheners, bath salts and salves. Essential oils can improve your mood […]

Refresh Your Home for Fall

Styling for Fall
Stephen Saint-Onge is a designer who is all about helping people make their homes be the best they can be — no matter who they are, where they are or how big or small their house is. On his website and in his recent book, No Place Like Home, Stephen points to Gardener’s Supply as a […]

New Colorful Windowboxes

Learn the plants used in this colorful planter box.
If you’re ready to be stylish and bold, check out our Self-Watering Windowboxes in two new colors: lime green and grape. Working with our friends at Proven Winners, we searched for the perfect blend of plants, inspired by these new windowboxes. The photos show the results. To recreate our the look, you can find Proven […]

Bedbugs are Back

A great alternative to chemical pesticides
Back when I was a kid, bedbugs were relegated to quaint good-night rituals. These nocturnal noshers were pretty much eradicated in the developed world by the 1940s. No one can say for sure why, but there’s been a rising incidence of bedbugs since the mid 1990s. Some people attribute it to an increase in international […]

New Compact Light Stands

New Compact Light Stands
As much as I appreciate living in a region with four distinct seasons, winter’s gray skies and the frozen tundra outside my back door can start to wear me down. The seed catalogs, with their glossy photos of colorful flowers and vegetables, can seem like a tease — I know spring will come, but I’m […]

An Indoor Kitchen Garden

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Craving a little garden-fresh crunch? Sprouts deliver! Start a “kitchen garden” on your windowsill and discover a new source of fresh, locally grown vegetables and greens. Pea and bean seeds sprout in just a few days and add flavor and crunch to stir-fries and salads. The Sprout Growing Kit’s stacked trays hold different seed mixes […]

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