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From the Reviews: VegTrug Keeps Crops Out of Backyard Floods

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We recently received this photo of our VegTrug® Patio Garden with a review from “Retired and loving it,” Columbus, GA. “I bought the first one last year to plant butter beans and save my back when picking. My back yard literally has a river run through it during heavy rains, so I bought two more VegTrugs to expand my garden [...]

Jennifer’s Journal: A Really Tasteful Garden

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Filet beans Not long after I started my job at Gardener’s Supply in early spring, a box arrived packed full with strong, healthy plants with my name on it. While this wasn’t unusual for me — I’ve shipped myself irresistible specimens at odd times of year before — it was early in the season to put these beauties i [...]

In Praise of Raised Beds

In Praise of Raised Beds
Before: A 4×8 raised bed after a long winter and spring, filled with weeds from wind-blown seeds. How long does it take to weed your garden? In just 12 minutes, I was able to take a weedy 4×8 raised bed and make it ready for planting. The before-and-after photos show one of the big benefits of raised bed gardening: Pulling weeds [...]

Introducing Snip-n-Drip

Introducing Snip-n-Drip
Water is the key to a healthy, productive garden. With our new Snip-n-Drip Soaker System, you can get water directly to the plants, without wasting a single drop. Watch the video to see how it works.

Prevent Transplant Shock

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Look for plants that are in proportion to the size of the pot they’re growing in. As the garden centers (including ours here in Vermont) fill up with 6-packs of irresistible little vegetable and flower seedlings, it’s good to remember what a shock it can be for those plants to go from greenhouse to your garden. Without a little preempti [...]
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