The Annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm Plant Sale

A UVM student is helping out at the Friends of the Horticulture Farm plant sale.
UVM Food Systems undergrad Laurel Marshia helped out at the 2021 plant sale.

Saturday, July 16 marked the annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm (FHF) plant sale at the UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center in South Burlington. The hot and steamy weather that day did not discourage curious plant collectors, enthusiasts and others looking for a good deal, from taking advantage of discount prices on a wide variety of donated trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. Continue reading “The Annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm Plant Sale”

Bradshaw, Hazelrigg Publish Results of Grape Research

Clusters of purple grapes on the vine.

Grapes and wine continue to be a growing crop in Vermont’s agriculture and food scene, and the UVM Fruit Program continues to support producers through research and outreach programs. Last summer, UVM Fruit Program Director Dr. Terence Bradshaw and UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic Director Dr. Ann Hazelrigg published a comparative study of disease susceptibility of nine novel grape varieties grown at UVM’s Catamount Educational Farm. Results from that work are helping farmers in the region to manage diseases sustainably. Continue reading “Bradshaw, Hazelrigg Publish Results of Grape Research”