New bamboo towels come in eco-friendly green — and white, too.
Bamboo towels (60% bamboo, 40% cotton) are surprisingly plush. They feel cool to the touch because the bamboo fibers are so smooth that there’s little friction on the skin.
I used to think towels were just towels. Well, it turns out that you can do better than [...]
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 [...]
Products with spinosad offer one more control option for lily leaf beetles.
Flower gardeners are a peaceful lot—at least until someone comes between them and their favorite blooms. Then, they get mean. At least some of us do.
It was about three years ago that I first heard whisperings in the halls at Gardener’s Supply of a new [...]
Sweet Summer Love clematis
Blue Towers baptisia
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 [...]
Grow your own vegetables when you can, especially those that appear on the “dirty dozen” list: sweet bell peppers, celery and strawberries
Unless you grow your own or buy organic, you can be fairly sure that the canned, frozen, and fresh fruits and vegetables you drop into your shopping cart have been sprayed with chemic [...]
Floating waterlily leaves cover the water surface to provide shade for fish and reduce algae growth.
Lively, sparkling fountain or calm, glassy pool, water completes a garden and brings life to patios and decks. Water gardening has grown in popularity as people discover the tranquil beauty of water plants, colorful fish, and soothing [...]
Convention is a source of inspiration to green industry professionals.
The jam-packed exhibition hall at the New England Grows event in Boston.
February is a slow month for garden and landscape businesses in New England. That makes it a perfect time for people in the gardening business (like me!) to visit New England Grows, the bigges [...]
Inspired by the variety of salsas and moles in central Texas, where Gardener’s Supply photographs our summer products, I planted several varieties of chile peppers in my garden. I planned to preserve their flavors for the winter months ahead, and to share my newfound culinary interest with my northern friends and neighbors.
The res [...]