First Frost Changes Everything

Montpelier finally had its first frost warning: thirty-one degrees. The garden grows down by the North Branch of the Winooski River. Here, …

Volunteers Help Make This Garden Grow

In two hours, three positive, productive, and skilled volunteers erased several hours’ worth of work from the hardworking gardeners’ docket. In contrast …

Floral Interlude

Liz le Serviget, the garden’s flower goddess, as seen by photographer and fellow gardener Irina Markova.

Afternoon among the Herbs

On a gorgeous September afternoon, we experienced delicious and clinically helpful herbs. Our guide was Diana Baron, a clinical herbalist intern at …

Happy Garden Day to You!

Harvesting flowers is good for the plants’ health. Filling our homes with flowers is good for our mental health. Everybody wins.

Zinnias, cosmos, and daisies

Food isn’t all we grow here at the Garden at 485 Elm. Liz, our flower goddess, makes sure we have cultivated and …