Tag Archives: UVM horticulturist

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August 10, 2018

Freezing corn and other August gardening tips

By Leonard Perry, UVM Horticulturist & Charlie Nardozzi, Garden Consultant

Freezing corn for winter enjoyment, starting fall greens in the garden, and dividing some perennials are gardening activities for this month.

Harvest sweet corn early in the day for the best flavor. Squeeze…

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April 27, 2016

Planting vegetables and other May gardening tips

By Leonard Perry, UVM horticulturist

and Charlie Nardozzi, garden consultant

It’s vegetable planting time in most of the area. In valleys and warm areas plant tomatoes, peppers, beans, lettuce, squash and cucumbers at the end of May. Many gardeners like to plant around Memorial Day….

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December 29, 2015

Heating birdbaths and other December gardening tips

By Leonard Perry, UVM horticulturist, and Charlie Nardozzi, garden consultant

Providing birds with water by means of heated birdbaths, starting herbs indoors, and choosing the best poinsettias are some of the gardening activities for this month.

Keep birdbaths ice-free and filled with fresh water. Heated…