“Too much or not enough water and never when you need it.” That seems to be the long time plight of Vermont gardeners. Add to this El Nino droughts and even flooding. What is a gardener to do? Become a waterwise gardener.
This month, the Sears Hometown and Outlet Store in Addison County is getting a reboot with both a new owner and new nationwide branding effort Sears calls, “America’s Appliance Experts”.
Creative Habitat, an arts and crafts retailer located next to Price Chopper on Shelburne Road in South Burlington, is going out of business.
The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont proudly announces it’s 18th Annual Home & Recreation Show.
An Addison-based homebuilding company has received industry accolades for coming up with an innovative approach to residential construction—in this case, a smart idea used at the new house of the firm’s owner
The Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation District is sponsoring its Annual Otter Creek Tree & Seedling Program for area residents and cooperators.
All the facts and science and climate records point to a changing climate.
The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity for people to channel their creativity.
The free Living Green Fair will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Vermont Community Garden Network will host the 2014 Fall Grow It Workshop for community and school garden leaders, Monday, Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m., including a light dinner, at Lothrop Elementary School, in Pittsford.
Beauty for all to see
If you haven’t ever entered flowers at Addison County Fair and Field Days, or even considered doing so, you should. It is easy, you often have a good chance at some ribbons and perhaps even monetary awards, and you will be adding to the beauty for all to see.
A piece of contemporary outdoor sculpture is shaking things up in the Sheldon Museum’s period garden in downtown Middlebury this season.
Back in 1965, First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson started a Washington, D.C., beautification project by having teams of helpers plant stunning flowers—by the thousands—around the capital. The project spread to the nation’s roadways and byways and culminated in the U.S. Highway Beautification Act, nicknamed Lady Bird’s Bill.
On Wednesday, June 25, at 7 p.m., historic preservationist and author Thomas Durant Visser, will present an illustrated program on the history and architecture of the porches of North America at the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison. Afterwards there will be a book signing and refreshments on the historic Chimney Point porch.
Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus in Starksboro will host a Celebrate Spring Open House, Saturday June 7 and Sunday June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tours and demonstrations include field-grown, hardy perennials.