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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
We’re especially proud to be working with the Green Education Foundation, a group that aims to get kids interested in gardening. Passionate about preserving the world’s natural resources, Victoria Waters founded the Green Education Foundation (GEF) in April 2008 with the mission of providing free sustainability education resources to s [...]
Like much of the nation, Vermont has been faced with extreme weather this spring: flooding, hail, high winds and more. Lake Champlain is at an all-time high, causing devastating floods along the shore. This week, we’re joining singer Jamie Lee Thurston, who will perform a concert in support of Lake Champlain flood victims.
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 [...]
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 [...]