Posts categorized as Garden Mats

Victory for our time… the garden!

Posted on April 3, 2020 by Peter Comart  |  8 comments
Shallots, peppers, and artichokes growing in garden mats weed barrier

Guest Post by Phil Grime When many people now are idle or self-isolating at home due to the pandemic, I have a positive idea to consider! Peter Comart, the founder of Garden Mats, mentioned…

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A Gift of Time

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Peter Comart  |  6 comments

One of the most precious gifts we can give others during the holidays is our time.  After all the presents are opened and all the food is gone, we hope what remains valued and…

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Garlic Growers Get Ready

Posted on August 21, 2019 by Peter Comart  |  9 comments

Garlic Growers Get Ready. Growing garlic has never been easier.  When we introduced Garden Mat #9 last year, little did we know how popular it would be.  We found out fast.  There are some serious garlic…

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A Gift of Time

Posted on November 15, 2018 by Peter Comart  |  6 comments

One of the most precious gifts we can give others during the holidays is our time.  After all the presents are opened and all the food is gone, we hope what remains valued and…

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Garlic Growers Rejoice! Introducing Garden Mat #9

Posted on August 27, 2018 by Peter Comart  |  1 comment

Growing garlic is something a lot of our customers take very seriously.  So much so, our customers finally convinced us to add a new mat pattern specifically for garlic.  So here it is.  Introducing…

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A Product Worth Advertising

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Peter Comart  |  10 comments

“Goods not worth advertising are not worth selling.” Calvin Coolidge Says December 6, 1930   After seventeen years of being in business, we know Garden Mats are worth telling others about.  Hopefully, Silent Cal would be…

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A Great Holiday Gift!

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments

When you give Garden Mats, you are giving the gift of time.   We want our customers to spend more time with the people they love and doing the things they love to do. Happy Holidays…

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A Great Holiday Gift!

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Peter Comart  |  6 comments

When you give Garden Mats, you are giving the gift of time.   We want our customers to spend more time with the people they love and doing the things they love to do. Happy Holidays…

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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…

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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,…

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Fingers In The Dirt

Posted on April 24, 2016 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet

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…

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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,…

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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…

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Finally, a weed barrier that works!

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  31 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…

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Got Mulch? The Garden Mats Guide to Mulch and Mulch More

Posted on April 8, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments
wood chip mulch

My dog-eared, thirty-five year-old Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines “mulch” as “a protective covering (as of sawdust, compost, or paper) spread or left on the ground to reduce evaporation, maintain even soil temperature, prevent erosion,…

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Dreaming of Next Year’s Garden

Posted on March 12, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet
garden mats winter garden

This time of year, when I drop off a shipment of Garden Mats at the local post office, I often return with a couple of seed catalogs. They’re perfect fuel for a cold evening’s…

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Garden Mats – A Product Being Born

Posted on March 5, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments
corn shoots sprouting in garden mats weed barrier

I’ll never forget the garden of 2002.  Teri and I had gotten married the previous August.  This was our first garden together since the wedding—and the wedding day fire.  Yes, our house burned down…

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Meeow

Posted on February 18, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet
cat in the garden, sitting on mulch

There is one other home-gardening issue for which Garden Mats will provide a great advantage over composts, barks, straw, sawdust and easily torn felt fabric. Here, I am speaking not of the Garden Mat,…

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