At one time in Vermont, trains were the dominant means of moving people and goods about. Why not again?
Across the country and in our own backyards, native bee populations are dropping.
Regarding these recyclable materials as resources rather than waste makes the new recycling law a giant step in the right direction.
The idea of accepting soilless growing as an organic method has become very controversial in organic circles.
More and more, the yard and garden are seen as year-round havens for a host of pollinators and other inhabitants.
A scathing new report calculates that half of all the food produced in the U.S. alone goes to waste.
Many food shelves around Vermont are providing local healthy food to people in their food shelf markets and soup kitchens, but it’s not enough.
The death of Muhammad Ali resurrects a sweet childhood memory of the great fighter, whose famous quote, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” now holds a special meaning for gardeners.
For too many aspiring gardeners, life in the backyard can be a string of disappointments.
Among the most exciting gardening innovations I’ve seen in recent years are the “teaching gardens” run by the Vermont Community Garden Network where new participants learn the A to Z’s of basic organic gardening.
As the cold advances and snow arrives, I like to reflect back on my favorite warm weather moment – the trip I took this summer to the Alburgh Dunes and Bog.
Ever since Tropical Storm Irene flooded the slopes and valleys of Vermont, we’ve been much more aware of how climate change is affecting our lives.
The Missisquoi refuge was established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds that extend along the Atlantic Flyway between northern breeding grounds and southern wintering areas.
Every growing season has its quirks, but this year the crabapples bloomed at the same time as the lilacs, and that is an unusual occurrence.