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07-28-2015

Learn How to Compost Through Vermont Master Composter Course

Burlington--Turning food scraps and yard trimmings into nutrient-rich organic matter provides a healthy, less expensive alternative to purchasing compost and fertilizer for your lawn or garden. It also keeps food waste out of the landfill, which beginning in 2020 will be the law.

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downy mildew on basil plants

07-24-2015

First Case of Downy Mildew Found on Basil in Chittenden County Garden

Burlington--The first case this year of downy mildew on basil was diagnosed by the University of Vermont (UVM) Plant Diagnostic Clinic on July 23. The infected plant sample came from a home garden in Burlington.

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allison smith

07-24-2015

UVM Extension Hires 4-H Educator for Orange and Washington Counties

Berlin--Allison Smith has been named the new University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H educator for Orange and Washington Counties. She will be based in the UVM Extension Office in Berlin.

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