Hopefully by now most people have heard honeybees locally, and throughout the United States, are in trouble. The Vermont news media has done a great job of making sure the public is aware that within years these bees could become extinct, but when I started the Girl Scout Gold Award program I was determined not to let that happen.
Mountain View Equipment, a John Deere dealership in Middlebury, will hold its first Day of Play on Saturday, Aug. 1. The free event for families will include kids’ activities, games and an antique tractor show. The Day of Play will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Summer has arrived in Addison County and the gardens are in full bloom. On Saturday, July 11, from noon-5 p.m., the Sheldon Museum presents its fourth annual Garden Tour.
“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.