Things To Do In The Garden In August

By Deborah J. Benoit
Extension Master Gardener
University of Vermont

Ah, August. Summer is in full swing, but autumn is already peeking around the corner. The rewards of gardening are everywhere. 

Fruits and berries are ripening, as are vegetable crops. It's time to begin harvesting and enjoying that fresh, home-grown flavor. Is there anything better than the taste...

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Online Course Teaches Composting Basics

Burlington--Registration is now open for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension's Vermont Master Composter course, designed to teach the basics of backyard composting.

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Daylilies to Celebrate Summer

By Bonnie Kirn Donahue
Extension Master Gardener
University of Vermont 

When daylilies are blooming, it officially feels like summer. Daylilies have a celebratory appearance, looking almost like stationary fireworks, reaching for the sun.

These flowering fireworks come in many sizes, bloom shapes and colors.

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