How to start composting at home


REGION – With a vision for the future, Vermont passed a law back in 2012, the Universal Recycling Law, to phase in recycling requirements to reduce or eliminate the excess unnecessary contamination of the environment and waste of natural resources. … Continued

Cavendish to host composting workshop


CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Southern Windsor and 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, July 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in … Continued

CCCD hosts BCS tractor training for gardeners and farmers

WALPOLE, N.H. – Last year, the Cheshire County Conservation District expanded its fleet of farm rental equipment with the purchase of a walk-behind BCS Tractor to support local gardeners, homesteaders, small farms, and high tunnel operations. Walk-behind tractors, also known … Continued

Opportunity to plant your own victory garden

victory garden

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Community Garden, located at the back of the Fletcher Farm Foundation, now has three additional plots available. This is the perfect opportunity to start your own “victory garden” with a 10-by-10 plot in this all-organic … Continued

Pollinators in peril


MONTPELIER, Vt. – Many of Vermont’s pollinator species continue to remain in peril, and as Vermonters are returning to their gardens and landscaping projects this spring, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department would like to share with the public a … Continued

Springfield Garden Club plants cheer

Springfield Garden Club spread cheer through town.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Wednesday, May 13, members gathered in small groups to dig in, get their hands dirty, and clear out the weeds and winter debris. “It was good medicine after being at home for so many weeks,” said … Continued

Cavendish Historical Society plant sale

plant sale

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The annual Cavendish Historical Society Plant Sale will take place Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in front of the museum building on Route 131 in Cavendish village. Early bird special will be Friday, … Continued

Athens Brick Meetinghouse annual plant sale

Athens Brick Meetinghouse third annual plant sale.

ATHENS, Vt. – The Athens Brick Meetinghouse Committee, in conjunction with the Athens Historic Preservation Society, will hold our third annual plant sale Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at the 1817 Brick Meetinghouse in Athens, Vt. This is … Continued

Chester plant sale May 29-31

Pots of Lady's Mantle

CHESTER, Vt. – Generous pots of different healthy perennials, shrubs, and select annuals and vegetables are being prepared for the Chester Plant Sale to be held Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and … Continued

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