Over one hundred years of gardening in Springfield


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


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


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


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


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

Winterizing your chicken flock


REGION – Chickens can be very winter resilient, but with a little preparation, your fluffy hens will stay happy and healthy all winter long. Chickens can take the cold, but breezes and coop humidity become chief concerns. Keep your water … Continued

The second annual Sustainable Home Tour


REGION – On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) will host its second annual Sustainable Home Tour in the Southern Connecticut River Valley from Dummerston, Vt. to Greenfield, Mass. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This will … Continued

Fall gardening series at Neighborhood Connections


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Windham County Extension Master Gardeners are once again sponsoring a Fall Gardening series which starts Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections. On Oct. 3, Daryle Thomas, a Rutland County … Continued

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