The HOME supplement and its winter edition, Fall into Winter, are the best local guides to design, real estate, gardening/landscaping, auto, gear tune-ups and building/construction news. They are a must-read for homeowners in spring and fall/winter!

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Last summer, I saw the invasive Japanese hops (Humulus japonicas) in my garden at the Intervale’s Tommy Thompson Community Garden. Native to Japan and eastern China, this annual climbing/trailing vine was introduced to the U.S. as an ornamental plant in the mid-to-late 1800s. Unlike its clos…

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Many people have already planted their first batch of cold hardy veggies like cabbages, lettuce, kale and onions. It is a great time to prep the garden for planting potatoes, asparagus, and strawberries.

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With everyone cooped up, more and more Vermonters are going back to the land, some for the first time.

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There are tricks to ensure your new workspace works.

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As gardeners, we know how wonderful worms are. Their castings make excellent soil amenders and they are great little aerators.

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Spending time planning your vegetable garden and thinking about what food you will produce is an excellent way to find some stability in these unsettling times.

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Deer have become one of the most serious problems in gardens and landscapes. Controlling deer successfully requires knowing something about them and their behavior.

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Temperatures across Vermont are now regularly dipping down into the 30s at night, and residents of the Green Mountain State are buckling down and buttoning up for yet another frigid winter in the Northeast.

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As part of this year’s Button Up Vermont campaign, Stowe CAN — the Climate Action Network — will host a free workshop at the Stowe Free Library on Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Homeowners can learn more about staying warm and saving money this winter through weatherization.

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Nothing compares to plucking a ripe tomato off the vine and indulging in its sweet taste.

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