If you want to add a touch of architectural interest to your shade garden, look no further than the graceful silhouette of Solomon’s seal.
Gardeners may notice a white coating on the leaves of their cucurbit plants, phlox, roses and lilacs. This is a common fungal disease called powdery mildew that appears this time of year on several different hosts.
The eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a keystone tree species in northern forests with ecological, economic and cultural significance.
Plants may not be the first consideration in adding a personal touch to a dorm room, but they will add a touch of color and improve the mood of even the drabbest space.
Labor Day weekend has slipped past, and the summer is reluctant to give up her grasp, bearing down on us with another round of high temperatures, not unlike earlier this June.
For yet another summer, volunteers of all ages hopped in kayaks and canoes to remove European frogbit, a non-native invasive plant species that spreads rapidly in bays and wetlands if given the opportunity.
As our selectboard considers the draft Shade Tree Preservation Plan for Charlotte, a first logical question for many people might be: “What is a ‘shade tree’?”
Got mosquitos? Just kidding, of course you do. Oodles of rain, saturated ground and acres of standing water all contribute to our summer swarms.
Adding shrubs to your landscape can have many benefits.
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August reluctantly releases her grip of the hottest days of summer, and once a week, a brief wisp of a breeze squeezes into the bedroom window at night, blowing sweet cool northern air from Canada.
When I walk in the woods with people, I often invite them to reimagine the forest.
The good news: Last week’s statewide storm was no match for Vermont’s “Great Flood of 1927,” a 36-hour downpour that economists estimate would have damaged up to $4 billion in property today.
Lewis Creek Association has maintained an educational boat launch steward program for three summers at Bristol and Monkton Ponds where the stewards have interacted with nearly 1,600 boats and intercepted 367 boats that had aquatic plants on them.
In 1928, President Calvin Coolidge, a Plymouth-native, returned to Vermont to assess recovery after the devastating flood of…
The threat to Charlotte Central School students from PCBs appears to have been minimal, and after its third round of testing, almost completely gone.
Rain-soaked lawns and turf that have been damaged by being underwater for long periods of time, or left covered in silt as flood waters retreat, will need extra TLC in order to recover, according to the University of Vermont Extension community horticulture program.
In 2019, five Chittenden County towns — South Burlington, Williston, Shelburne, Hinesburg and St. George — formed the Champlain Valley Conservation Partnership for the purpose of managing land and protecting natural resources “at a regional scale.”
As I write this column tonight, we are witnessing another epic natural crisis by way of a deluge of rain that is rivaling the wrath of Irene in 2011.
Container gardening is a good option if you have limited space or want to be able to alter your environment by moving pots around.