Thursday, August 30, 2007

TGO welcomes Matt Welch

The Great Outdoors is proud to introduce our newest staff member, Matt Welch. Matt is a gradute of Stephen F. Austin University and comes to TGO with tons of great plant knowledge and fresh ideas for our garden center. In addition to working in the garden center, he will be doing a lot of writing for our newsletters and handouts. He may even teach a class or two. Keep an eye out. He will be glad to help you with any questions you may have. Look for a picture coming soon.

IGC in Chicago

We just got back from the IGC (Independent Garden Center) show in the windy city and what a show it was! Look for lots of great ideas and new products coming next spring from what we saw there.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Upcoming Pottery Sale

This is a Super Secret announcement!!!
Our semi-annual pottery sale will be held from 8/30-9/5. At least 20% off all our pottery, with a large selection of pots from 35%-60% off. I just got back from a buying trip where I secured a great selection of pots SPECIFICALLY for our sale. Start saving your pennies now!


New Garden Tools from Radius

The Great Outdoors is proud to offer the Radius line of garden tools. These tools are ergonomically designed for maximum power in the dirt and minimum impact on the user. Even the "Big O", Oprah Winfrey, has used and recommended them on her show. I bought one on my recent trip to Washington and LOVE IT!!!

So, if you are in the market for a great garden tool that really makes working in Austin soils much easier, pick up one soon and get back to playing in the dirt.


Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Big Plant Sale starts Thursday 8/2

We are having a big sale of selected shrubs and perennials. Savings of 25, 40 and 50% off. Look for the colored ribbons stapled to the pots. A great chance to fill in that bare spot in your garden!