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Revitalize Your Houseplants with Worm Castings

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A few years ago a young woman asked me for help with her large, potted acacia tree. “I’ve had it for several years, and it was doing fine until recently. Now, the leaves are yellowing and dropping, and it’s just not thriving.” “Let me guess, I’ll bet you’ve taken good care of it, and have […]

9 Great Gifts for Do-it-Yourselfers

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If you have a do-it-yourselfer on your gift list, consider one of our DIY kits. New this year is the Mozzarella and Ricotta Homemade Cheese Kit, a fun and easy way to make cheese in just 30 minutes. Our DIY cheesemaking kit contains enough ingredients to make 30 batches — just add milk. Kit includes […]

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 […]

Hot Peppers as Perennials? Sure!

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As the gardening season comes to a close here in Vermont, some of us are just not taking it well. At all. I mean, how frustrating that our beautiful peppers are finally starting to ripen and short, cold days are just around the corner! Peppers — just like tomatoes and eggplants — are perennial in […]

Grow Salad Greens Indoors with the My Greens Light Garden

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Winter is a difficult time for me because there are long periods when I can’t get out into the soil. Spring is still on the far horizon, and I’m always asking, “Are we there yet?” Sure, I get a lot of satisfaction from houseplants, and seed catalogs are dreamy. But what about some real gardening? […]

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, […]

New Amaryllis for 2013

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It’s hard to beat amaryllis for eye-catching beauty and easy care. And watching an amaryllis bulb come into flower is nothing short of a miracle. This year, we’re proud to add five new varieties to our amaryllis lineup, including Safari, a variety offered only by Gardener’s Supply. It has gorgeous, velvety red blooms on strong […]

What Sets the Orchid Apart from Other Flowers?

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“What makes this plant an orchid and not a turnip?” asks Steve Robinson, enticing visitors like me to stop and chat with him at an exhibit of Latin American orchids. Robinson, a docent at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, carefully shows me the back of an orchid flower, indicating the colorful sepals. “Only […]

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