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Early Herb Walk

Clinical herbalist and Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism student Diana Baron led us in and around the garden to identify the plants …

Day In The Dirt!

Gardeners dug, shaped, and planted at the first work party of the Garden at 485 Elm. Our seventeen volunteers joined hundreds of …

Winter gardening for real

Mulching some of the beds was that one last chore we didn’t get to before the snow flew. On January 10, an …

Tucking the Garden in for Winter

Most of our crops have been harvested. Just a few hardy greens and Brussels sprouts remain. We’ve tested and amended the soil …

Planting Tomorrow’s Garlic

The garlic we planted in mid-November will be harvested in early autumn of the 2018 garden season. Gardeners here enjoy harvesting and …

Compostville with Master Composters

If you haven’t already heard, big changes are coming to Compostville. Once our trusty heavy equipment guy does some grading, leveling, and …

Changes Coming in Compostville

The Garden at 485 Elm began composting food scraps and garden waste in 2014. In that first growing season, we cobbled together …

Gardening in sweatshirts again

The afternoons are comfortable for garden work and there’s still plenty to do. This season, our cucumbers flowered and grew delicious. In …