From the employee-owners of Gardener's Supply

Posts tagged vegetable gardening

From the Reviews: VegTrug Keeps Crops Out of Backyard Floods


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 […]

Jennifer’s Journal: A Really Tasteful Garden


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 […]

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 […]

Prevent Transplant Shock


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 preemptive TLC, “transplant shock” can interrupt their growth and set them back […]

Garden-tested tools, innovations and know-how for every gardener