Monthly Archives: April 2011

Grow Your Own Blueberries

Blueberries are pretty easy to grow, but people often get confused about soil acidity (pH). “Oh, you can’t grow blueberries unless you have acid soil.” True, blueberries thrive in soil with a pH of 4.0 to 5.5, but it’s not … Continue reading

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Mini Tunnels for Winter Crops

Sometimes, our customers really “get” a product and take it in a new direction. Susan Pav, a gardener from Pennsylvania, took our Garden Quilt and used it to create mini-hoop houses so she could grow crops in the winter. She … Continue reading

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Earth Day Acts

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 … Continue reading

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Why I Grow Food

As I’ve grown older, I’ve come to realize that the choices that I make on a daily basis affect the world beyond me. They affect people that are close to me, people that are thousands of miles away and they … Continue reading

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The Best Solar Lights

In the past few years, solar lighting technology has improved dramatically. What’s more, you can find cheap solar lights in more and more stores. But, why bother with a solar light that won’t last more than a season or two? … Continue reading

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Restoring the Gulf Coastline

Louisiana’s Coastal Roots program is using gardening to restore the coastline damaged by last year’s oil spill. How? Since 2000, the program has taught thousands of children how to grow native plants to help restore coastal forests, wetlands and shorelines. … Continue reading

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Grow Towering Tomatoes

When you start talking tomatoes with gardeners, there’s always someone who’s looking for a taller support. Our answer: Stacking Tomato Ladders. When installed, they give you 6.5 feet of vertical growing space. Stacking Tomato Ladders When you start talking tomatoes … Continue reading

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