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Earth Day Sale

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd for a celebration of all things compost!     Save $10 off every yard of bulk soil (mulches not included) $2 off any bag (including bag-your-own!) We’ll also have cider, coffee, snacks, and special giveaways for the first 25 customers!

Soil Testing, Part I: Taking samples

As we were writing “Get to know your soil: Testing for nutrition, pH, and soil safety,” we figured it would be helpful if you could see exactly what the sampling & testing process looks like, so you know how to take full advantage of the soil test results.  Though there are other soil testing organizations out there,…

Get to know your soil: Testing for nutrition, pH, and soil safety

One thing I think we can all agree on is that spring in Vermont is like rolling the dice, and this year, we landed on snow. The ski industry has been happy as can be, but we gardeners…WE ARE READY TO DIG!!! And dig we shall! Soils in Vermont (and Chittenden County in particular) quickly change from…

How to start seeds in the New England climate

By the time temperatures start rising again, many of us are eager to shake off the winter blues and get our hands into the garden. But in Vermont, as in much of northern New England, our last frost date doesn’t come until mid-late April. So while we’re waiting—and dreaming of long, warm days and a…

Get a jump-start on the growing season, and SAVE

Love is in the air at Green Mountain Compost!  Pre-order your soil to save big—and get it when you want it!   From February 14th through March 10th, 2017: Save 15% when you order at least 2 cubic yards of bulk Compost, Raised Bed Mix, or Topsoil Pick it up or get it delivered anytime…