Grafton to sell fresh Wreaths and Greens Dec. 2-3

GRAFTON, Vt. – The Grafton Historical Society will be selling fresh wreaths and greens for indoor and outdoor holiday decorations this year for the first time to help raise funds to repair its museum’s basement. The sale will take place … Continued

The Ludlow Garden Club flower arrangements

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LUDLOW, Vt. – Each November, the Ludlow Garden Club prepares fresh flower arrangements in teacups for the Gill Home. The flowers decorate the dining room tables and entrance area at the Gill Home during the Thanksgiving season. This year the … Continued

Capucine Barr to present eco-friendly floral designs

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PERU, Vt. – Green Mountain Gardeners invites you to join your neighbors and local gardeners for a hands-on presentation with sustainable floral designer, Capucine Barr, on Nov. 6, 2017. The presentation is open to the public and will take place … Continued

Over one hundred years of gardening in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – There has been a club for home gardeners in Springfield for over 100 years! Mrs. Carroll Drury, a former president, had been very helpful in her recollections of Garden Club throughout history. The Springfield Gardeners was responsible for … Continued

5 home maintenance projects to tackle this Fall

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StatePoint – Fall is the perfect time to complete those pesky home maintenance projects left on your to do list. If you’ve been putting off these chores, you’re not alone, but it could cost you. In fact, a national survey … Continued

Rockingham Old House awards winners selected

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Rockingham Historical (CLG) Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Rockingham Old House awards. Every few years, the Rockingham Historical Commission sponsors these awards to celebrate property owners in Rockingham who have restored … Continued

Grow fresh vegetables in the snow

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REGION – No greenhouse? No problem! Just because we live in New England, doesn’t mean the end of summer determines the end of fresh veggies. See green through the deep winter months by cultivating a winter garden; some things are … Continued

Cavendish to host workshop on Heat Pump Technology

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CAVENDISH, Vt. – Are you fed up with the high cost of heating your home? Are you ready to look into alternatives? The Cavendish Energy Committee will host a heat pump workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at 6 p.m. … Continued

Balancing and designating your fall compost piles

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REGION – Effective composting is about maintaining balance: two-thirds carbon or brown matter and one-third nitrogen or green matter. As the leaves continue to fall, the temptation is to add them to the compost pile, but be mindful about maintaining … Continued

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