Monthly Archives: September 2011

Refresh Your Home for Fall

Looking for ways to refresh your home for fall? We asked designer Stephen Saint-Onge for some inspiration. Here are his tips: Stephen says, “As the days get shorter, lighting becomes an even more important design element. Chinese Lantern LED Lights … Continue reading

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Making Pepper Jelly

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 … Continue reading

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Why Bats are Beneficial

Our new lineup of products includes the Beneficial Bat House. Why “beneficial”? Because there are many ways that bats help gardeners and farmers. It’s worth the effort to welcome bats to your yard. The Beneficial Bat House will accommodate about … Continue reading

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After Irene

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, the first reaction — for many people — was stunned silence. It’s hard to take in the fearsome power of nature and the shocking devastation. It’s easy to feel helpless and small. But eventually, … Continue reading

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When to Prune Raspberries

Berries are the essence of summer, and for the past few weeks I’ve been immersed in berrydom. Earliglo strawberries seem long gone; in their wake came black currants, red currants, gooseberries, blueberries, and raspberries. A row of unpruned Fallgold raspberries. … Continue reading

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