Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources issued a report to the legislature last week on the implementation of Vermont’s Universal Recycling law, Act 148, which passed the Vermont Legislature in 2012.
Holiday magic is once again coming to Middlebury, beginning Dec. 1 with A Very Merry Middlebury.
Vermont Green Scene
Although poinsettias remain number one in popularity for holiday plants, another plant that you’ll find commonly during late fall and winter is the amaryllis.
Rutland Blooms project
While most Vermonters are thinking ahead to the first snowfall, a Rutland community project is thinking ahead to spring.
Special home and garden event
Volunteers helped prepare the Henry Sheldon Museum’s front porch garden for winter in downtown Middlebury recently.
It’s time to ready your garden for winter and the Sheldon Museum can help, says the museum’s Mary Manley. On Sunday, Oct. 20, 2-3 p.m., local gardener Shari Johnson will present “Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter.”
If you’ve passed by the United Way’s Court Street (Route 7) office recently, you might have noticed that the front garden is looking a bit tired.
Addison County is home to hundreds of Jamaican orchard pickers during the late summer and early fall apple harvest.
The roots of Vermont’s organic farming movement will be explored in a daylong conference presented by the Vermont Historical Society Saturday, Sept. 21. Panel discussions will focus on the 1970s, a time when Vermont’s communes, colleges and co-ops played significant roles in shaping today’s interest in local and organic food systems.
Marijke Niles of South Starksboro has designed a series of succulent garden displays which combine nature, recycling, and art.
Happenings from around the Eagle region...
The Vermont Department of Health announced July 19 that West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes collected on July 10 from a trap in Leicester. This is the first detection of West Nile virus this year in Vermont.
Cavendish Summer Festival, sponsored by the Cavendish HIstorical Society, will be held Saturday, July 6.
If you love to watch butterflies in summer, perhaps you should think about the plants that attract them.
In her book, “Trowel and Error”, author Sharon Lovejoy covers over 700 gardening shortcuts, tips, and home remedies for plant problems.