Monthly Archives: July 2011

Gardening for Good

With Grow Bags, you can put a garden almost anywhere: on a deck, balcony, porch or parking lot. A group of young people from Minnesota has started a program that shows urban residents how it’s done. Here’s their story: The … Continue reading

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Pretty Poison

A walk through a lovely meadow can quickly turn painful if you unwittingly brush against certain plants. Many of us learned to recognize poison ivy and poison oak by the admonition, “Leaves of three, leave it be.” But wild parsnip … Continue reading

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Our Products, Your Ideas

We love to hear and see how you use our products. You tell us when you call, you send e-mail, letters and pictures. We see your photos on our wall on Facebook. Check out some of the shots we’ve received … Continue reading

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My Pesto Addiction

I had homemade pesto for dinner last night. And the night before, and last weekend, too. Now that this year’s crop of basil is up and growing strong, I don’t mind using up the rest of last year’s batch of … Continue reading

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Pole Bean Garden Art

Because we are an employee-owned company, people who work here take the time to get to know the products. And sometimes we come up with a new way to use one of our “old reliables.” A few years ago, I … Continue reading

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Gardening for Empowerment

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 … Continue reading

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