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Turning Over a New Leaf: Squash Bugs

In early August, another garden pest arrived:  squash bugs. These are not squash borers, another challenge we’ve been working with since our …

Between the Garden and the River

Today, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff paid us a visit. Clean Water Initiative Operations Coordinator Helen Carr and Best Management …

Visiting the UVM Leek Moth Study

Last season we noticed deterioration on garlic and onion plants. When we reserved garlic heads for seed, there seemed to be more …

Introducing Flowers for Cutting

Gardeners at 485 Elm are welcome to initiate projects here. Liz visited last year, and we were happy she joined this season. …

Weeds We Don’t Weed Out

Some garden volunteers are crops, such as tomatoes and ground cherries that reseed themselves. Even more interesting volunteers may be mistaken for …

It’s Garden Pesto Time

  Ingredients: Handful each of roughly chopped… Garlic scapes Chives Scallions Basil Parsley Cilantro And… 2 handfuls raw walnuts Garlic-infused olive oil …