News & Events

PLANET Legislative Day on the Hill

May 15, 2010

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Noxious Weeds Quarantine Rule

May 14, 2010

In 2010, the Vermont Invasive Exotic Plant Committee (VIEPC) is planning to open the Noxious Weeds Quarantine Rule. This involves presenting the Department of Agriculture with scientifically based information that outlines how certain non-native plants are negatively impacting Vermont’s environment and the economy of the state. If it passes, within the next few years, the…

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Van Berkum Nursery Northern Delivery Group

April 19, 2010


Mary Jo Childs (Green Works member) and a group of professionals in northern Vermont are interested in getting together a group of customers who may want to buy perennials from Van Berkum Nursery (Deerfield NH) but would like to order smaller amounts than the minimum shipment to that area ($1500.00). With a group putting orders…

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Green Works Welcomes New Members

April 14, 2010

Charlie Nardozzi of Shelburne, Vermont.  Charlie specializes in garden coaching and consulting.  For more information visit Find A Member to locate his individual profile page.

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Green Works Awards

April 14, 2010

Green Works awards ceremony was held on February 10, 2010. Shannon Lee received the NENA Young Nursery Professional of the Year Award; Charlie Proutt and Eileen Schilling of Horsford Gardens & Nursery received the 2009 Environmental Awareness Awards; Amy Rose-White of Rocky Dale Gardens received the 2009 Horticultural Achievement Award; and Jesse Ackemann received the UVM Student Merit Award.

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Vermont Nursery Fee/Licensure

April 14, 2010

The Vermont House of Legislators is currently formulating a new bill (H.769) to address fees for nursery certification/licensure and nursery inspections.  You can view the legislation at http://www.leg.state.vt.us/docs/2010/calendar/hc100324.pdf.

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Vermont Invasive and Exotic Species Committee

February 1, 2010

The VIEPC will meet November 4, 2009 at The Nature Conservancy, Montpelier, VT. For more information, please contact Sharon Plumb at 802-229-4425, ext. 120.

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Industry Awards Program

February 1, 2010

Green Works/The Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association is excited to announce the establishment of our Industry Awards Program. This program will recognize professionals who excel in design, installation and maintenance of outdoor landscapes in Vermont. Download the packet and entry forms under the Membership tab.

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