Composting dos and don'ts
Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for Vermonters to work in their gardens (although this year, the weather forecast might present a challenge). As we enter the weekend, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture addresses some frequently asked questions regarding compost.
Rutland County Master Gardeners are having their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Lifelike garden sculpture needs a name, home
A six-foot-tall, Bigfoot statue is making a special appearance at Garden Time in Rutland Town this month. And customers are loving it.
South American plant is popular in Vermont gardens
Beverly Sabatini of Pinewood Gardens in Brandon tends to a hot house full of newly arrived colorful petunia plants.
Weekend of May 4-5
Weekend of May 4-5
Covering So. Chittenden County, Addison County, central Rutland County, western Windsor County
Calendar of events, April 27-28
“Rutland Blooms” beautification project
April flowers are in abundance everywhere in Rutland. A unique citywide fundraising project, called Rutland Blooms, is being spearheaded by Green Mountain Power.
On Thursday, April 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Grace Knight of the Vermont-based American Chestnut Foundation, and Forrest Hammond of Vermont Fish and Wildlife will present a discussion on the subject of the American chestnut tree.
Hinesburg author pens new book about life in old Vermont
If you don’t think fact is stranger—and funnier—than fiction, just ask Vermont author Rusty Clark DeVoid.
March 1-3 in Essex Junction
The Vermont Flower Show is underway, March 1-3, at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction.
Officials of the Green Works/Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association announced the winners of the organization’s 2012 Industry Award Program.
You don’t have to be a Castleton resident to enjoy the activities of the Castleton Community Center’s Winter Enrichment Series. The following presentations will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Feb, 20, 27 and March 6.
St. Patrick's Day in the garden
You don't have to be Irish to wear green on St. Patrick's Day, nor do you need a green thumb to grow shamrocks indoors. This plant, which is associated with this March 17 holiday, is quite easy to grow.
As a potentially dangerous winter storm threatens, local senior care experts are encouraging families to help their senior loved ones and neighbors prepare for the possibility of heavy snow, ice and frigid temperatures.
With over 10,000 people attending in the 2011 Vermont Flower Show, the 2013 edition's attendance is expected to equal or surpass last year.