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Community-organized sales of donated perennial plants are popular and profitable fundraisers for many garden clubs and organizations.

    Several activities are planned in Vermont for Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, May 15-22, to help increase public understanding of an invasive forest pest that has destroyed millions of acres of ash trees in the country.

    In our altered modern landscape, the idea of an old growth forest is captivating; we picture primal, untouched wilderness, massive trees and forests full of life.

    Years ago, I had heated discussions with some hydroponic growers in Vermont who grew so-called “perfect” looking lettuce and tomatoes in sand, gravel, or liquid, with added nutrients, but without soil.

    With the lengthening daylight and the many seed catalogs arriving in your mailbox, it's hard to ignore the promise of spring. 

    Just outside of Philadelphia is a magical garden estate in Wayne, Pennsylvania, known as Chanticleer. Built in the early 1900s, the estate’s 35 acres of rolling land and gardens are open to the public to explore for a small fee.

    There are two schools of thought when it comes to managing leaf litter at this time of year. Some people believe in leaving leaf litter as natural mulch on perennial beds and to provide habitat for beneficial insects. Others believe in removing dead leaves to prevent disease and discourage pests. 

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