Soak Up the Rain, CCCD offer free virtual rain garden workshop

WALPOLE, N.H. – Throughout New Hampshire, neighbors are planting trees and gardens, building rain barrels and trenches, all to keep runoff from rainstorms and pollution from entering the water bodies they love. Join the Cheshire County Conservation District and Soak … Continued

Fourth Corner Foundation reopens for garden tours

Fourth Corner Foundation gardens are open to visitors. Photo provided

WINDHAM, Vt. – The Fourth Corner Foundation in Windham has reopened public access to three acres of cultivated gardens. This is an opportunity to see unique architecture surrounded by beautiful gardens in all of their summer splendor. Visitors are welcome … Continued

Green Mountain Gardeners presents Mountain Garden Walks

Explore unique Vermont gardents with GMG Mountain Garden Walks July 17. Photo provided

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – On Saturday, July 17, Mountain Garden Walks offers a self-guided walking tour of six enchanting gardens in Londonderry and Weston. Each garden captures the beauty of Vermont’s perennial, woodland, and native plants surrounded by stonewalls, bogs, and … Continued

Vermont Fish & Wildlife says pollinators are in peril

Vermont’s pollinators remain in peril and with so many wild plants and commercial food products dependent on bees and other insects, the time to act is now.

REGION – Many of Vermont’s pollinator species are in peril, and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department would like to share a few simple suggestions to greatly benefit our essential pollinator species. “The majority of our flowering plants need pollinators … Continued

Mount Holly Garden Tour to be held July 17

MOUNT HOLLY, Vt. – The 14th Annual Mount Holly Garden Tour will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a self-guided tour of diverse high-altitude gardens that display many truly creative landscaping ideas. … Continued

Cavendish composting workshop, win a free composter

Win a soil saver composter. Photo provided

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Southern Windsor Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District, in conjunction with the Cavendish Energy Committee and the town of Cavendish, will host a workshop specifically about composting Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the … Continued

Master gardeners to host webinar on pollinators

WINDSOR, Vt. – Butterflies, bees, and other pollinators play a vital role in the food web, yet many of us contribute to their dramatic decline with manicured lawns and non-native species in our gardens. On June 19, Cat Buxton, Peg … Continued

Wardsboro Library annual Memorial Weekend plant sale

Friends’ volunteers Jerry Cloutier, Sally Wadsworth, Mike Cooney, Linda Gifkins, and Nancy Ferrucci show off some of the many colorful annuals and perennials that will be for sale at the 2019 plant sale in Wardsboro.

WARDSBORO, Vt. – The Friends of the Wardsboro Library is sponsoring its annual Memorial Day weekend plant Sale Saturday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 170 Main Street. Admission and parking are free, and the event will … Continued

Chester Plant Sale May 28-30

Chester Plant Sale at St. Luke's Church will be May 28-30. Photo provided

CHESTER, Vt. – The annual Chester Plant Sale at St. Luke’s Church, the gray church at 313 Main Street near the Village Green in Chester, Vt., has become a marvelous opportunity for the public to purchase a wide selection of … Continued

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