Tag Archives: garden

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May 24, 2017

Time to plant your garden

The summer season officially starts for many of us on Memorial Day weekend.

It seems to be the official date to plant our flower and vegetable gardens.

I remember when I was first married I would buy a few annuals and plant them in my…

Grow It! garden workshop offered in Rutland

Thursday, March 9, 4 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Grow It! workshops for community and school garden leaders are being offered at six locations around Vermont, including the Vermont Farmers Food Center in Rutland Thursday, March 9, 4-7 p.m. Grow It! provides timely training and networking opportunities for volunteers,…

Tobacco Hornworms: big, green, and in the garden
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September 14, 2016

Tobacco Hornworms: big, green, and in the garden

By Todd McLeish The big, meaty green caterpillars that many of us have been fighting to eradicate from our gardens this summer make plenty of people squirm. In part it’s because they are among the largest caterpillars in the region, sometimes reaching close to three…

Create a fairy garden for kids in just six steps
Home and Garden
May 13, 2016

Create a fairy garden for kids in just six steps

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Fairy garden creation is a great way to get kids interested in gardening, while teaching them a useful skill such as how to grow and take care of plants.

Gardening can be an enjoyable activity for adults and children alike. Gardening…