The Garden at 485 Elm
People growing together:
a collaborative community garden in Montpelier, Vermont

Mid-December gardening in Vermont

The usually warm fall has extended the productive 2015 gardening season later than we could have imagined.

120915 Chris picks giant parsnip4

Digging parsnips is easy when the ground hasn’t frozen yet

120915 Chris picks giant parsnip7

Chris had to dig quite a bit to unearth this giant parsnip


120415 Patrick from Cemetery delivers manure2

A delivery of rich compost







121315 Planting garlic mid-December3

The compost arrived just in time to get garlic into the ground for spring











121315 Planting garlic mid-December5

Cindy gives the garden tour to a prospective 2016 gardener