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We spend a lot of time and energy trying to get insects out of our gardens, but what if we thought about trying to bring more in? Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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WARRENSBURG | Plantings around one’s yard can not only be decorative, but they can also provide nutritious, savory food, according to an upcoming presentation sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification. Read more

The Sun


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Another winter storm is in the forecast for this week — and you’ll probably be dealing with its aftermath as you read this week’s issue — but fear not, springtime is coming just as surely as the sun rises. Read more


CHESTER | The Town of Chester has been ramping up its campaign to boost the ambiance of the town, and it is now seeking sponsors for further beautification efforts. Read more

The Sun


Photo by Tim Rowland

PORT HENRY | Nothing dresses up a town quite like flowers, and last week a beachside picnic was thrown for the volunteers who tended the containers in Port Henry this summer, much to the enjoyment of locals and tourists alike. Read more

The Sun


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WHITEHALL | Lavenlair Farm, which produces Lake George Lavender, has opened its Whitehall farm for tours for the 2018 season - but growing lavender wasn’t an immediate success in the North Country. Read more

The Sun


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RUTLAND | Spring is only two and half months away and Rutland Blooms is preparing for a glorious downtown Rutland. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | If you happen to encounter colorful wooden flower boxes curbside while driving around Middlebury, you have the opportunity to react to a new town project called VIVID Midd. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — The Eagle visited the Middlebury Farmers market last week and was pleasantly surprised to find a small but vibrant outdoor market offering wholesome locally produced foods and other products. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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CHAMPLAIN — Back in 1979, the Barriere’s home used to be a little cottage with only one tree. Read more

The Sun

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MORIAH – Moriah Beautification Day was held recently to spruce up the community. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND — Rutland Blooms is planning its most ambitious crop of city beautification projects yet, and will kick off the spring season by planting 46 crabapple trees and a nine maple trees May 11. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Thank you to The Sun for informing people that Westport is considering a plan to have junk vehicles removed from public view. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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WESTPORT — Essex County 4-H clubs add color and beauty, order to fairgrounds Read more

The Sun


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When the idea for Rutland Blooms first blossomed, we never could have dreamed of what it would become or the impact it would have in the City of Rutland. Read more

Letters to the Editor


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ELIZABETHTOWN — While Cupid’s arrow is said to fill targets with uncontrollable desire, for local businesses, his quiver is also packed with economic vitality. Read more

The Sun