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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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STONY CREEK | An event celebrating the history of the Town of Stony Creek, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, is to feature a variety of activities for all ages, according to its sponsors. Read more

The Sun

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Have you ever considered growing sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas)? Or have you always heard that they can’t be grown in Vermont, so have never planted any in your garden? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Gardening workshops are coming to Rutland’s southwest community garden this growing season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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FERRISBURGH | If you want an abundant fall vegetable garden, you should start planning now. Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Members of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) and the TMSP Promotions Committee have announced that the 2019 Street Art Project is “Adirondack Gardens,” featuring a wooden garden planter and a wooden garden bench. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Even though frost at this time of the year remains a distinct possibility, thoughts are turning to garden produce, and when the gardens begin producing, Adirondack farmers markets can’t be far behind. Read more

The Sun

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The Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club will welcome Amy Calkins and the Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District on Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. Amy will present “Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels." Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Runnings, a Midwest farm, outdoor and home goods chain, will be opening up shop in Plattsburgh this fall. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. 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

Editorials

One of the great joys of gardening (and among the most satisfying) is tasting the fruits of our labor, especially when those labors include adding herbs and spices to the garden mix. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Even if you have no room for a traditional outdoor compost pile, you can convert kitchen scraps into a nutrient-rich supplement for your soil all year long. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | New York state has announced $1.5 million in grants to support farm-to-school programs across the state. Read more

The Sun

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Growing herbs indoors during the fall and winter in Vermont can be beneficial both for your cooking and for a mood lift, especially during those cold snowy days. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

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MORIAH | The leaves are changing, temperatures are chilling and pretty soon the snow will be flying, so greenhouse owners are — planting seeds? Read more

The Sun

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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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SCHROON LAKE | Gabe Palisano arrived in Schroon Lake just before July 4 intent on spending some time before hopefully being accepted to grad school in New York City. Read more

The Sun