Diatomaceous Earth, featured in a 1984 Gardener’s Supply catalog
Back in 1984, when we first started selling 4-pound bags of Diatomaceous Earth, people often asked, “What exactly is it?” Well, 20 years later, people are still asking.
Diatomaceous Earth, also known as DE, is made from the mineral remains of [...]
Alan Edwards shared this photo with his product review of the Revolution Planter. He uses the top of the planter to grow peppers. To keep them watered, he’s set up a drip irrigation system.
Alan has used the top half of the Revolution Planter to grow peppers. Tomatoes grow from the bottom.
When you review a product on gardeners.com, you [...]
Chris Ahrens, marketer and cubicle farmer
This gray cubicle needs some life. It needs a garden!
Given a choice of where to plant a garden, I bet most gardeners would choose their backyard or community garden. For me, it’s my desk … at work. With winter in full swing and the ground hard as a rock, outdoor gardening is not an option for [...]
Lisa Daniels and her big pumpkin
I had always wanted a “giant pumpkin” as a kid, so I thought I’d give it a try. It was fun to watch it grow, once I could see I was going to have a keeper.
You need a good amount of space to grow a big pumpkin. The vines get pretty long with big leaves. I was careful with all the v [...]
Cardinals nesting in Tammy Waldrop’s cherry tomato plant
Though it seems unlikely that birds would build a nest in a tomato plant, they’ve done it twice in Tammy Waldrop’s garden in New Caney, TX.
The first nest of cardinals was built in a Sungold cherry tomato plant back in 2006, about the first week of June, Tammy s [...]
The curved metal frames support tarps that protect crops when nights are cold.
Garlic always does very well here. We love it, and the harvest keeps well through the winter.
And then there is the cabbage: pretty as a picture, and wonderful in sauerkraut!
When it comes to gardening, we find that the best teachers are other gardeners, such as Ba [...]
We recently received this photo of our VegTrug® Patio Garden with a review from “Retired and loving it,” Columbus, GA.
“I bought the first one last year to plant butter beans and save my back when picking. My back yard literally has a river run through it during heavy rains, so I bought two more VegTrugs to expand my garden [...]
The first phase of our sundial raised bed food garden
Dave and Maura
Hosta and columbine under the honeylocust trees
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 gardeners.com that it seemed like a contest [...]