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Meet Maura, Winner of the Wish List Contest


The winner of the 2013 Win Your Wish List Contest is Maura Rawn, who tends several gardens with her husband, Dave, in Ohio. I don’t usually enter contests but I am such a fan of that it seemed like a contest I should enter — guess my hunch was right! I have been a […]

From the Reviews: Super Hoops Protect Prized Bromeliads


We like it when customers use our products in innovative ways. For example, got this photo from a gardener in South Carolina who uses Super Hoops as a frame to support a 10 x 20-foot tarp that covers a collection of bromeliads. The sturdy Super Hoops are made from two heavy-gauge wires joined by cross […]

Gift Ideas for Gardeners — from Gardeners!


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 […]

Winning Plants to Look for in 2014


In fall, many gardens are highlighted by the fragrant “sweet autumn clematis,” which covers itself with frothy clouds of small flowers. Until now, the late-bloomer was only available in white, but growers have created a new variety, Sweet Summer Love, which blooms in cranberry-violet. Fragrance is sweet cherry-vanilla. This new clematis is one of five […]

Announcing the Holiday Door Decor Photo Contest


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 […]

Jennifer’s Journal: Planting for Privacy


June 5 I have been planting like mad! Almost every bed has been planted with so many goodies, including tons of tomatoes, cucumbers on a trellis, and vertical icebox watermelons. Next project: I’m off to solve some privacy screening issues. I’d like to grow a vegetative screen that blocks our view of the parking area […]

After the (Drought, Flood, Fire, Pest Outbreak)


5 Steps to Creating Resilient Gardens and Landscapes Record-breaking droughts, floods and wildfires, as well as outbreaks of diseases and insects, have taken their toll on garden and landscape plants nationwide. Although it’s impossible to fully insulate your gardens and landscape against damage, there are steps you can take to rejuvenate affected plantings and build […]

Lawn Makes Way for Kitchen Garden


On March 7, Donna Avery shared this photo  on our Facebook page. Within hours, people were asking questions and raving about Donna’s project. We asked her if she’d tell a little more about the garden, and she did: What inspired you to plant this garden? My handyman and I came up with the garden plan […]

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