Fruit and Vegetable Cultivation
Vermonters love local foods and it does not get more local then your own backyard. University of Vermont Extension wants to help you gain the knowledge you need to have your garden find its way to your plate.
Are you a commercial farmer? Maybe you should check out our commercial grower information Here.
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Becoming a Master Gardener
- Extension's Master Gardener Program [Extension partner site] In addition to a website that offers a great deal of information, the Master Gardener course covers the basics of home horticulture and what it means to be a Master Gardener (MG). The instructors are comprised of UVM faculty and VT horticulture professionals. Course topics include: botany, turf, weeds, entomology, plant pathology, vegetables, soil science, perennials and annuals, sustainable landscaping, applied pest management, UVM Extension volunteering, and invasive plant control.
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- Lake-friendly fruit and vegetable gardening (PDF) Tips on fruit and vegetable gardening including planting suggestions, care, pests, and fertilization. Note: 2 pages, FS 174:3, 2001.
- Watering (PDF) Recommended watering methods, equipment, and related planting tips. Note: 2 pages, FS 174:6, 2001.
Preparing your harvest
Last modified February 14 2011 10:32 AM