Tag Archives: UVM

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Now’s the time for soil testing

By Daryle Thomas Once you know where you are, it’s easy to get to where you want to be. And that, dear reader, is why you need to test your…

Letter
January 11, 2017

Understanding GMOs, organic and other terms

Dear Editor, In response to Kyle Finneron’s story “The first 30 days,” published in the Mountain Times Dec. 21-27, which asks if organically grown food is worth the extra money:…

African Violets: Seven steps to success
Local News
January 4, 2017

African Violets: Seven steps to success

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor Emeritus, UVM African violets are one of the easiest and most adaptable flowering houseplants to grow, as they do well in the conditions found…

Rubies of winter
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 14, 2016

Rubies of winter

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor Emeritus, UVM Shrubs with red berries come in handy this time of year for use in holiday decorations and arrangements, for feeding wildlife, and…

Drugs in the water? Don’t blame the students
State News
September 7, 2016

Drugs in the water? Don’t blame the students

UVM study shows down-the-drain disposal is not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution Nearly 60 percent of American adults now take prescription medications—from antidepressants to cholesterol treatments—and, among other things,…