Garden Wisdom & Mat News

Organic Gardener Henry Homeyer

Posted on December 1, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  4 comments

  Organic gardener Henry Homeyer of Cornish Flat, NH has been writing a weekly gardening article for New England newspapers for 18 years. He is the author of 4 gardening books, a University of…

keep reading »

Want To Give A Great Holiday Gift?

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  15 comments
yellow peppers growing in garden mats weed barrier

Fresh organic vegetables – weed free – for years and years to come with Garden Mats. Artichokes with Northern White Pines in the background.  Yup, artichokes in Vermont! Happy Holidays! May 2017 bring more great gardens…

keep reading »

Garlic Time!

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments

Fall is the perfect time of year in the North to plant garlic.  You can plant any time from now until the ground freezes.  But, the sooner the better.  If you live in a warmer climate,…

keep reading »

Fingers In The Dirt

Posted on April 24, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  1 comment

It is all about the dirt. A prospective customer and longtime gardener saw our gardens completely covered last summer and wondered if shifting to Garden Mats for weed prevention would stop her from getting…

keep reading »

Start Your Seedlings From Scratch

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  4 comments

    There are a host of reasons to grow your own seedlings from scratch.  And it is not too late.  It is satisfying, saves money, and allows you to control the quality, quantity,…

keep reading »

Potting and Planning for 2016

Posted on February 19, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  3 comments

Are you potting and planning yet?   We are.  The 2016 growing season is just around the corner.  And for some it has already begun. A lot of people are busy starting seeds indoors and…

keep reading »

Plant Your Garlic!

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet

Growing garlic couldn’t be easier.  But you need to plant before winter! Now is the perfect time of year in the North to plant garlic; any time between now and when the ground is…

keep reading »

Hopefully they live happily ever after…

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  6 comments

“My husband did NOT want to buy Garden Mats. I purchased enough Garden Mats for half of the garden and issued a challenge to him to prove how much time I would save on my side….

keep reading »

Raid the root cellar and roast it.

Posted on January 27, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments

This is a perfect time of year to raid the root cellar and roast it. Carrots, garlic, beets, red and yellow onions, red, white and blue potatoes, fennel, cabbage and a few kinds of…

keep reading »

Finally, a weed barrier that works!

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  40 comments

We researched material all over the planet for a weed barrier that would work. We started with what was available. And frankly, that was not much and not that good. We looked at every…

keep reading »