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 [...]
Plant a diversity of tomato varieties to reduce the possibility of disease.
Like many gardeners who lost their tomato crop to late blight last year, I’m wondering: How can I make sure it doesn’t happen again this year? Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet. The most important thing you can do: be alert, be prepared.
A top-quality hose is a worthwhile investment. It ensures that you can get the job done efficiently and with ease.
These sturdy hoses are made of rubber and have metal fittings.
The hot weather this summer has meant lots of watering. I recently spent most of a day going to my landscape clients to make sure their gardens and new plantings [...]
Plants for the grape Self-Watering Windowbox: Diamond Frost euphorbia, Tapien Blue Violet verbena, Dolce Blackcurrant heuchera, Soprano White osteospermum, Superbells Saffron calibrachoa, Angelface Blue angelonia and Mini Blue Supertunia.
If you’re ready to be stylish and bold, check out our Self-Watering Windowboxes in two new colors: [...]
Many people wonder if you can get amaryllis bulbs to rebloom. Yes! It’s easy because amaryllis are forgiving plants.
Amaryllis benefit from a summer outdoors. For best growth and bloom potential, remove them from pots and plant them in the ground.
“The flowers faded months ago, but I can’t bear to throw it out. I’d li [...]
Glass Greenhouse Ornament
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:
Harvest Storage Crate
Dalton: I like to give bundled gifts that serve more than one purpose.
That’s why I am planning to gi [...]
Tomato Success Kits are lined up to test coir-based planting mixes against traditional planting mixes. Results from our gardens — and from the gardens of testers across the nation — show that our new Eco-co™ Coir is an outstanding addition to container soil mixes.
Tomato plants grown in a coir-peat test mix (above left) are more vigorous [...]
Many people wonder if they can get Amaryllis bulbs to rebloom. The answer is yes and it’s actually easier than you might think.
Amaryllis plants spending the summer outdoors.
“The flowers faded months ago, but I can’t bear to throw it out. I’d like to save it and see if I can get it to bloom again. What should I do?”