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Monthly Archives: July 2011
A Celebration of Vermont Food & Agriculture: Kingdom Farm & Food Days on Aug 20-21st, 2011 High Mowing Organic Seeds, Center for an Agricultural Economy, Pete’s Greens, New England Culinary Institute and Craftsbury Outdoor Center are once again hosting the … Continue reading
Join us for monthly Trials Field Walks for gardeners and professional growers. These free guided tours will highlight over 800 vegetable, herb and flower varieties being grown, compared and evaluated in the 3-acre HMS trials garden. The High Mowing Organic … Continue reading
Our breeding program began in 2004 and has been going strong ever since. To date we have released: an OP black zucchini (Midnight Lightning), an OP pumpkin (Jack Straw), an OP butternut squash (Nutterbutter), and an OP tomato (Bing Cherry). … Continue reading
For me, summer is not only about eating as much bounty in all of its freshness, but also about preserving that bounty to enjoy in the midst of our snow-blanketed Vermont winters. While there is no way to quite capture … Continue reading
Due to the hot and humid weather, lately many gardeners are noticing “blossom drop” on their tomato plants. Blossoms are drying up and dropping off before the tomato fruit sets. As explained by J.M. Kemble, Extension Vegetable Specialist and associate … Continue reading