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Re: FW: Happy Holidays from Gardener's Supply

Yes - that really is nice.  I like this company.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Tchessie" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 23 Dec 2003 10:41:44 -0800

>gnews_holThought this was kind of neat! Nice to know some of the companies I
>spend money with, do give something back!
>      Gardener's Supply: Happy Holidays from the employee owners of
>Gardener's Supply. As our 20th year in the business comes to a close, we
>want to thank you for your support and helping us fulfill our mission to
>spread the pleasures and rewards of gardening. Take a look at some of the
>year's Good Works.
>      Don't lose touch with us! To ensure you continue to receive Gardener's
>Supply e-Newsletters, please add
>      gardeners@e-news.gardeners.com to your e-mail Address Book.
>     Thanks to you, we have had another successful year in 2003. What a
>pleasure to be in the business of serving fellow gardeners! And what a
>pleasure to share our success.
>      Giving back to the community has always been an important part of who
>we are as a company. Gardener's Supply devotes a full 8% of our pre-tax
>profits to supporting more than 220 programs and organizations across the
>country that are making the world a better place through gardening. To learn
>more about some of these programs, as well as our Garden Crusader Awards,
>please click here.
>      Though the majority of our "good works" efforts happen at a national
>level, we'd like you to know about some of the fun projects that we
>undertook this past summer right in our own backyard. You might find some
>ideas here for your own community.
>      Random Acts of Gardening
>      Last May, our big green '46 Chevy pickup paid surprise visits to more
>than 50 non-profit organizations and businesses around our hometown of
>Burlington, Vermont. Staff volunteers delivered one of our self-watering
>planters, stuffed with herbs, flowers and vegetables to all 50 locations.
>Delighted recipients included the Burlington Community Land Trust, the Boy's
>and Girl's Club, the Multi-Generation Center, the Fire Department, several
>elementary schools, an elderly housing project, the Emergency Food Shelf,
>and the Community Health Center. The program was a huge success and we plan
>to expand it next year!
>      Kids and Gardening
>      Last spring, several hundred school children visited our display
>gardens and greenhouses for hands-on workshops about vegetable gardening,
>composting and plant propagation. Kids of all ages really love the
>opportunity to spend a day in the sunshine getting their hands dirty and
>learning how tulips grow.
>      This winter we are working on a pilot project with the Composting
>Association of Vermont to help school children learn more about recycling,
>composting and earth stewardship. Worm composting bins are located right in
>the classrooms, and composting experts get kids involved in hands-on
>activities that are irresistibly squishy and squirmy.
>      Gardens for All
>      This past summer, we worked with the City of Burlington to put 40 of
>our self-watering hanging planters on the Church Street Marketplace. We also
>provided plants for several new gardens in City Hall Park. In June, about a
>dozen of our employees helped construct and plant a new garden at a local
>family shelter which was a big hit, especially with the children.
>      As our 20th year in business comes to a close, we want to thank you
>for your support, and for helping us fulfill our mission to spread the
>pleasures and rewards of gardening, both near and far. We look forward to
>helping you make your 2004 garden the best ever!
>      Happy Holidays,
>      Will Raap, Chairman and Founder
>      And the 200 Employee-Owners of Gardener's Supply
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>      Gardener's Supply Company   |   128 Intervale Road   |   Burlington,
>VT 05401
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