Planning makes a greenhouse work

Our greenhouse is much more than a collection of pretty plants. It is a magical space where, even in the depths of winter, we retreat to be immersed in the soothing presence of growing things.

Lincoln arborist leads women into trees

Bear LeVangie has made it her life’s work to study trees and be a proud steward of their health and longevity in her own Lincoln community and beyond.

Swap seeds and more in Weybridge

The Weybridge Energy Committee invites all interested community members to an Electric Equipment Demo and Seed/Seedling Swap on Saturday, May 21, from 9 to 11 a.m. on the lawn at the Weybridge Congregational Church.

Vermont garden clubs to visit nurseries

The Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont (FGCV) and its member garden clubs — including the Middlebury Garden Club — will partner with five nurseries and garden centers for Vermont Garden Club Day 2022 on Saturday, May 21.

Got questions? Ask an Extension Master Gardener

Wondering when to plant your tomatoes? Confused about composting? Or maybe you need some advice on caring for your lawn.

Raising awareness about Emerald Ash Borers

Vermont, along with the rest of the country, will recognize National Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, May 22-28.

Things new gardeners need to know

But before you grab a spade and head for the backyard, put pen to paper and make a plan. 

VIA receives Vt. Greener Builder 2021 Award

A project created by a three design/build team at a Middlebury architecture firm was among three projects honored at the 10th annual Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards, hosted recently by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN).

Help wanted identifying Vermont’s biggest trees

When hiking in Vermont’s woods, have you ever been wowed by a larger-than-average tree?

Efficiency Vermont offering free energy saving kits

Efficiency Vermont is offering free energy savings kits to qualifying Vermonters to encourage them to take a few simple steps to begin reducing their energy use, their bills, and their carbon footprint.

Consider waiting for your first mow to help pollinators

An increasingly popular conservation initiative called No-Mow-May is blooming across the nation.

The Addison Independent will be closed on Monday, July 4th. The newspaper will be published on Thursday, as usual.