What's Eating My Squash Plants?

By Bonnie Kirn Donahue
Extension Master Gardener
University of Vermont

Squash is one of the easiest types of vegetables to grow. Plant a seed in some soil, give it water and a lot of space and before long you have more than you know what to do with.

Squash are a part of the family Cucurbitaceae (also known as cucurbit). Members of the cucurbit family...

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Keeping Wildlife Away From Your Compost

By Nadie VanZandt
Extension Master Gardener
University of Vermont

Making your own compost is an eco-friendly and rewarding way to manage your food waste.  But what can you do if your compost bin is being raided by wildlife?

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Tips for Growing Tomatoes

By Deborah J. Benoit
Extension Master Gardener
University of Vermont

You patiently waited until the danger of frost had passed to plant your tomatoes. And you installed a sturdy support system in anticipation of healthy, robust plants. But there are still some things you can do to ensure the harvest of your dreams.

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