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Category: Community Garden

Year of the Gaillardia

Year of the Gaillardia – The Beauty of Blanket Flowers Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor University of Vermont What is a gaillardia, you may ask, if you’re a novice gardener? It is often known as blanket flower, and its daisy-like flowers come in variations of yellows, orange and reds, and combinations of these. Most commonly, […]

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Using Tomatoes and Other September Gardening Tips

USING TOMATOES AND OTHER SEPTEMBER GARDENING TIPS Leonard Perry, UVM Horticulturist and Charlie Nardozzi, Garden Consultant Making the most of ripe tomatoes, preparing for frost, and planting shrubs are some of the gardening activities for this month. Don’t let excess tomatoes go to waste. Plum tomatoes and cherry and grape minis dry fairly easily in […]

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Spring-Flowering Bulb Questions

SPRING-FLOWERING BULB QUESTIONS Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor University of Vermont Fall is the time to fast-forward and plan for spring, at least in terms of planting spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils and tulips. They’re easy, and will be a welcome sight next spring coming off of our typically long winter. Here are ten common questions […]

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