Since its start in 1991, the UVM Extension Master Gardener program has offered a Gardening Helpline, where trained volunteers respond to home and community gardening questions from Vermonters throughout the state.
Over the past few years, the helpline has pivoted from a telephone call-in service to going completely online during COVID-19, and in 2022, to a blended service. Vermonters can either call in or ask their questions online through Ask Extension (a national initiative created and maintained by the Extension Foundation). Continue reading “Gardening Helpline Hits a Five-Year High”
Extension Vegetable Nutrient Management Specialist Becky Maden and PSS Professor Deb Neher were featured in an Across the Fence episode on 11/1/22 on the benefits of soil steaming. Tune in to learn how commercial vegetable growers use soil steaming in high tunnels to eradicate weeds and pathogens.