gardening

Ron Krupp: The winter garden

More and more, the yard and garden are seen as year-round havens for a host of pollinators and other inhabitants.

Ron Krupp: The garden season of 2014

This was a bumper year for tomatoes in my garden, and most of my vegetables grew with abandon.

Ron Krupp: Garden immigrants

Today, many new immigrants to the Green Mountains arrive with detailed knowledge of the plants and seeds of their homeland.

Vermont Community Garden Network presents fall workshops

The Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) presents the 2014 Fall Grow It! Workshops for community and school garden leaders in partnership with Charlie Nardozzi and local partners.

Walt Amses: Gopher broke

The seemingly repetitive nature of my life sometimes reminds me of “Groundhog Day” … which brings me to the gopher, who, despite my abundant sensitivity, must depart at least my garden and perhaps the earth itself.

Charlie Nardozzi: A guru of the garden, springing up all over

Raised on a farm in an extended Italian family, Charlie Nardozzi’s rural roots were too deep to resist the call of the garden. Today, he’s become a horticultural whirlwind, offering advice all over Vermont and across the nation on all things gardening on radio, in print and on the worldwide web.

Landscape Confidential: Benefits of earthworms not felt in the forest

Add worms to a forest and suddenly you’ve changed which plants can make a living in that soil.

Amses: The $17 tomato

Arriving in Vermont from New Jersey 30 years ago, I wanted to blend in with the natives, all of whom I learned later were also from somewhere else, having preceded me in seeking solace from the relentless urban battering of traffic, heat, humidity and people like us.