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 [...]
Brian rides a steel-frame Salsa Fargo road bike with 27 speeds, “which includes some nice low gears for hill climbing.”
It’s a resolution many people make, but few follow through: “I should commute by bicycle more often.” To get people motivated, it seems a challenge is required — the National Bike Challenge. Emp [...]
It’s the time of year when Gardener’s Supply employees come to work wearing a glow from a sunny weekend outdoors.
On our Who We Are page, several employees share their stories, and today I think of one from Joe McHugh, who works in the marketing department:
“On the first weekend in the spring when it’s finally warm [...]
At Gardener’s Supply, we believe gardening nourishes the body, elevates the spirit, builds community and makes the world a better place. And there’s no better day to put those words – our mission – into practice than Earth Day, April 22.
Members of the Marketing team weed the Children’s Butterfly Garden at the Ethan Allen Hom [...]
Gardener’s Supply founder Will Raap received an E-Chievement Award for his 25-year campaign to turn several hundred acres of forgotten land in Burlington’s Intervale into urban farms that now provide more than 10 percent of the fresh food for Vermont’s largest city.
Will Raap in Burlington’s Intervale.
This summe [...]
Edible flowers, such as these nasturtiums, dress up a summer salad.
In most parts of the country, early June is high season for green salads. Every evening I get to eat a different colorful assortment of lettuces, herbs and edible flowers. But what sort of dressing is worthy of a salad so divine?
At my house only homemade vinaigrette will do. [...]
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I agree that the best gardening advice comes “across the fence” from neighbors and fellow gardeners. If you want to grow potatoes in your back yard, who knows better than the g [...]
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 [...]