In the video below, Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson shares a way you can drastically extend the life of your leather gloves.
Check out the video below on how to dehydrate grapes to make raisins
In the video below, Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson talks about an inexpensive trick to trellis your vining vegetation.
For the best (mild) homemade garlic salt, harvest your scapes and break out the dehydrator! As an advanced Master Gardener with the University of Idaho, I have grown certified garlic for many years. Garlic is a protected crop in Idaho. Therefore, you must plant only certified bulbs in Idaho. (Friends don’t let friends plant Elephant […]
One of our D&B Employees took the advice of the YouTube channel, Garden Answer and made his own birdseed wreath to help out our feathery friends this winter. Rob Scholes is also a great photographer, so the final product is stunning, along with proof that it works. Thank you, Rob, Laura of Garden Answer, and […]
For me, it was dahlia tubers and cabbages. For some people it is home canned food or maybe their pet’s comfort or a winter workshop. I needed to insulate my garage against the pending sub-freezing temperatures. I needed to get it done rather quickly. In the heat and busyness of summer, it can be hard […]
The amount of time spent in your hive during the winter is little to none. So, it’s the perfect time to get caught up on all the other beekeeping activities neglected during the busy season – like rendering and filtering beeswax! I collect little amounts of beeswax from my hive throughout the season by cleaning […]
Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, was joined by Linda Whittig on last week’s garden show. Linda is a freelance writer, a graphic designer, and also a contributor to the D&B Blog. Linda spearheaded the SNOW Block Alley Project in her neighborhood. Linda’s love of gardening sent her in search of a sun-filled place […]
Thank you to Jared Cheney for sharing his dead tree story and his experience of shopping for a chainsaw at D&B Supply in Meridian, Idaho. My Tree Story by Jared Cheney. We had a corkscrew willow in our back yard – it was about nine years old, with an approximately 30 ft ball. Beautiful tree, […]
There is something alluring about planting in containers. Besides allowing for gardening in unlikely places, it invites a different level of creativity. However, there are some things to keep in mind to get optimal satisfaction. 1. Choose plants with similar light and water needs. 2. Make sure your containers drain. Ideally, buy containers that already […]
When I presented the busted spading fork to my husband, I expected some degree of exasperation. Not that he is prone to anger at all, but everyone has his limit. My husband is the one who cleans up after this sort of garden destruction, and I have broken a lot of spading fork handles. However, […]
This DeWALT 20 volt MAX Lithium Ion 1/2 inch high torque impact wrench is the tool of the month at D&B Supply. This particular model is a bare tool, so the battery is not included, but if you are a regular DeWALT customer, you have plenty already. Here are some specs that you can find […]