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Study: Lawn Chemicals Killing Birds

Lawn pesticides are killing a lot more than grubs and weeds, according to the National Audubon Society. They want to let people know that if they use the chemicals, they are unintentionally killing birds. And they're possibly putting their families at the same risk. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Joyce Kryszak has more on the educational campaign.  Go to full article

Planting Trees Properly

It's not too late to plant trees, if you know how. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on how to get young trees off to a good start.  Go to full article

Garden Design: What and Where to Plant

There's still time to design your vegetable garden this spring. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about how to prepare a garden map, save space and minimize weeding.  Go to full article

Dividing Perennials: Tools and Techniques

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about dividing perennials, a common maintenance chore in the flower garden this time of year.  Go to full article

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about digging in the dirt and the best tools for getting rid of weeds.  Go to full article

"Woodsy" Wildflowers: Among the first Blossoms of Spring

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the dos and don'ts of growing wildflowers in the garden, from Spring Beauty to Lady Slippers.  Go to full article

Gardeners, On Your Mark!

Okay, there's still snow on the ground in some parts of our region, but last weekend's sunshine and mild temperatures drew some of us out into the garden. Martha Foley talks...  Go to full article

April Snow and Cold: What's a Gardener to do?

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about some early April gardening chores, despite the snow and cold: spring pruning.  Go to full article

Amy Ivy and Martha Foley talk about spring interrupted, by snow and cold.

It's spring, but a cold snap brought snow and freezing temperatures. What about those tender daffodil shoots?  Go to full article

Vermonters Say Yes to Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods

Critics of genetically engineered foods held a rally on the Vermont Statehouse lawn yesterday to celebrate their victory at Town Meeting Day and to bring their case to the...  Go to full article

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