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DYI Raised Garden Beds: Three Great Woods to Use

Beautiful raised bed garden made of eastern hemlock sawed by Goosebay Sawmill and Lumber. (Photo: Anthony DelGreco)

Lydia West

So, you’ve done some research and decided that raised garden beds are for you. Now you need to decide what lumber to use, and get some tips on just how to construct […]

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs and Walnuts

Inside the green husk is a black walnut. Doesn’t it look like it comes from Mars? (David Fried)

David Fried

Black walnut trees were rare in northern Vermont when I first looked around in the late 70s. There were a few in a cemetery in East Calais, and two on an old […]

Workshop and Volunteer Announcement!

 

Garlic Harvest Workshop

Wednesday July 21st at 5:00 PM at the Plymouth community garden

Join us to harvest and learn about garlic! This is a part of our garlic life cycle series where we follow garlic throughout the seasons to teach how to plant, harvest, maintain, and plan for the […]

News Tip” Monadnock Food Co-op Hosts Organic Gardening Webinar

Organic Gardening Webinar Hosted By Monadnock Food Co-op

The Monadnock Food Co-op will host the “How to Grow a Totally Organic Garden” webinar on March 22, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. with author Celeste Longacre.

The COVID-19 pandemic drove many to start their own gardens last spring. Longacre will teach those new […]

Chester, VT Community Greenhouse and Gardens Meeting – Oct 29, 2020

Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83700438422?pwd=bjF0WTVsbHp3N3BnTktrUVZSWEl6dz09

Public Event Series Focuses on Climate Resilience and Soil Health

Events Open to All Who Want to Build a More Livable, Resilient Region & Planet

What is good for the soil is good for our communities. That’s the theory behind a six-event discussion series, Climate and Community Resilience: Lessons from the Soil. The events will be held on six dates from late March through mid-May. […]

Put Your Asparagus and Other Perennials to Bed for the Winter

My asparagus bed that needs to be put to bed for the winter. Photo: N.R. Mallery

N. R. Mallery, Publisher of G.E.T.

Perennial vegetables like asparagus, horseradish, Jerusalem artichokes and rhubarb need protection over the winter to survive freezing temperatures.

Asparagus is hardy down to zone 4 and needs a little care in […]

Grazing for Change at Stonewall Farm

Stonewall Farm Hub Launch on September 21, 2018. Image: Karl Thidemann.

Jessie Haas

Julie Davenson, executive director of Stonewall Farm, a non-profit working dairy farm in Keene, NH, was researching regenerative ways to improve Stonewall’s overgrazed pastures when she happened upon the book The Soil Will Save Us, by Kirsten Ohlsen. There she […]

Plant Once, Harvest Forever

Painting by Gabriel Tempesta

By David Fried

Does this seem too good to be true? It is too good, but it is also true.

One of the magical things about planting a fruit tree is that you dig a hole and plant it, and if it likes its spot, it […]