Garden tools

The Gift That Keeps on Growing

As a child, one of my favorite Christmas stories was a book about a family that brought a living Christmas tree into their apartment, only to have it grow up to the ceiling and through holes they cut in both of their upstairs neighbors’ floors, bringing joy and new friendships to all three families. Magical potted Christmas trees notwithstanding, gardening is a hobby that brings joy and grows friendships [...]

2019-12-19T05:03:49+00:00December 11th, 2019|Garden Tools, Gift Ideas, Hot Plants, Perennials, Pruning, Winter|0 Comments

Prepare Your Garden for a Winter’s Rest

With the sun hanging low in the southern sky and frost beginning to appear more regularly on roofs and lawns, autumn in the Pacific Northwest is gradually eroding, soon to be replaced with winter. As your garden goes to sleep for winter and you prepare to store your tools for a season’s rest, here are a few final tasks to accomplish around the yard this month. First, it’s not too [...]

2018-11-15T05:13:59+00:00November 15th, 2018|Fall, Fertilizer, Lawn Care, Perennials, Plant Care, Roses, Winter|0 Comments

Garden Success Made Easier

Whether you’re a novice gardener or lifelong green thumb, you’ve undoubtedly learned that gardening requires dedicated upkeep. But as someone who loves to garden—and help others do the same—I’m always on the lookout for easier ways to get better results. If you’re interested in ways to make your garden successful with less effort, here are some tips to try this summer. First, choose the right plants to fit your needs. [...]

Great Gardener Gift Ideas

The Christmas season is well underway: lights are up, Christmas music fills the radio waves and December calendars are packed with parties and family get-togethers. While gardening may not be foremost in your mind this month, there are plenty of gift-worthy items you’ll find at Vander Giessen's that you can give to your favorite gardener—or add to your own wishlist—this Christmas season. For most gardeners, one of the most-used tools [...]

2016-11-10T22:47:48+00:00December 10th, 2015|Garden Tools, Gift Ideas|0 Comments

Just Arrived–Top-Quality Garden Tools

Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, we've recently received a delivery of useful, top-quality gardening tools that would make great gifts! Whether Felco pruners, Japanese rakes or beautiful stainless cultivators and trowels from Burgon & Ball, these tools are unmatched in quality and workmanship. If you have a gardener on your shopping list this season, impress them with gardening accessories that will last a lifetime! [...]

2017-01-12T15:06:58+00:00November 21st, 2014|Garden Tools, Gift Ideas|0 Comments