The VNLA/Green Works established the Volunteer Project/Outreach Committee (VPOC) in February, 2018 and chose to work with Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity (GMHH) because we believe in their mission to provide affordable housing and because landscaping is an area that is often overlooked and/or underfunded on much housing of this nature.   The VPOC completed the…

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Contact: Charlotte Staver (800) 498-1518 Charlotte.Staver@usda.gov   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties this winter to provide a comprehensive picture of the U.S. horticulture industry. Survey codes will be mailed this month to more than 40,000 horticulture producers to respond online. Collected just…

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A new resource is now available through a Rutgers University project which includes a plant search page where you can search for pollinator-attractive plants by zip code, bloom period, sun/shade requirements, and pollinator attractiveness.  Follow this link to check out their “Proctecting Bees website”:  https://protectingbees.njaes.rutgers.edu/

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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Orange, Washington, and Caledonia Counties.   To learn more about EAB identification, FAQs, resources and where to report EAB and other invasive species visit:  https://vtinvasives.org/eab.  You can also sign up to receive updates on the expansion of the infestation of EAB in Vermont.

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