Emeritus Plant and Soil Science Professor Norman Pellet passed away on December 8, 2023.
He retired from UVM in 1996 after 29 years of service, where he served as a teacher, Extension instructor, and researcher whose work focused on ornamental plant selection and management for Vermont climates. Continue reading “Emeritus PSS Professor Norman Pellett, 1934-2023”
The Friends of the Horticulture Farm (FHF) is a nonprofit organization that aims to protect, enhance and promote the significant plant collections and natural areas of the University of Vermont Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC).
Each year they offer monthly education programs on various topics and the 2024 schedule is below. Register for a program on the FHF website and consider becoming a member. Continue reading “Friends of the Horticulture Farm 2024 Programs Schedule”
The UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC) is a 97 acre property that was purchased by the University of Vermont (UVM) in the early 1950’s. Located in South Burlington, VT, it has been the primary field laboratory for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) applied research and outreach in horticultural and agronomic crops. Continue reading “Bradshaw Receives Horticulture Farm Facilities Improvement Grant”
UVM Catamount Educational Farm apple and vegetable sales began September 1, 2023 at the UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC), located at 65 Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington, VT. Sales will continue every Friday through at least November 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Continue reading “Apple Sales Begin at the UVM Horticulture Farm”
Join the Friends of the Horticulture Farm on Saturday, May 20, 2023, for the 24th Annual Bloom Time Festival, at the UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center. The Center is located off Shelburne Road at 65 Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington, VT. Continue reading “UVM Horticulture Farm Bloom Time Festival Happening May 20”