Ann Watson, Hawaii
Even though it snowed last week here in northern Vermont, we know the spring planting season is well under way in many parts of the country. One of our customers, who also happens to be a product tester for us, is lucky enough to garden year-round. Ann Watson, from Laie, Hawaii, is also an inspiration. Here is her story [...]
Last week, I found myself looking out the window and watching it snow in mid-April. I began to think about these bumper stickers we have that say “Practice Random Acts of Gardening.” I was trying to think, what would be a random act of gardening — even if I could not be in the garden yet?
The perfect solution came to me. Recently [...]
Under the cover of night, gardeners in L.A. and London are taking to the streets, turning traffic medians and empty lots into lush gardens.
This is me (a couple years ago) making a surprise delivery of plants to a local business.
Several years ago we ran a program here in Burlington, Vt., which we dubbed “Random Acts of Gardening”. O [...]
We’ve learned to grow more food in less space by using ecological solutions, such as healthy soil, compost and drip irrigation. That’s one reason why Gardener’s Supply has focused on innovations for home composting and water-efficient container gardening.
Watch a short video of Will in the Mi Tierra Tropical Fruit Salad Garden.
LaManda Joy, founder of the Peterson Garden Project. Photo by Jennifer Stix.
Since we launched the Kitchen Garden Planner in 2009, we’ve been hearing a lot about how people use it for square foot gardening. Beginners use it as a guide, while avid gardeners use it to create complex designs and keep records. Recently, we found out that th [...]
Jennifer Prince, left, and Deborah Miuccio test our new Wildwood garden clothing line.
In 2013, Jennifer managed vegetable and fruit gardens on our Burlington, VT, campus. She is also a frequent contributor to this blog.
We asked two of our most active “in-the-dirt” gardeners to try out some of the clothing in our new Wildwood lin [...]
The start of a new year feels like a chance to take charge and start over with new goals and a new attitude.
Vegetables grow more efficiently in raised beds.
My garden and I share some shortcomings, so this year I’m writing resolutions for both of us. We have some lofty goals for 2009. We resolve to lose weight and get in shape, becom [...]
A student shows off the squash at the Green Chimneys vocational farmstand.
For 65 years, Green Chimneys School in Brewster, NY, has helped special-needs children find a place — in learning and in life — through the wonders of the natural world. The internationally recognized school was recently awarded a $5,000 grant as winner of the Green Ed [...]