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We’re changing the way we sell our products

2019 is shaping up to be a year of big changes for Green Mountain Compost. We appreciate your understanding and support as we transition toward an even more efficient and sustainable model of processing our community’s organics. Here’s what’s happening Effective immediately: We have discontinued our line of bagged products. Though we will no longer…

Show Your Bounty 2018 Winners

Show Your Bounty is an annual photo contest for gardeners to showcase their bounty. Whether that’s a wheelbarrow full of fresh-picked cabbage or a beautiful meal created from home-grown veggies, it’s all about celebrating and sharing the harvest. Grand Prize Winner The Grand Prize winner receives a truckload (3 cubic yards) of Green Mountain Compost…

Bucket loader full of bulk compost in front of trees with orange leaves.

Add compost in the fall for great spring results

“This has been the best year for tomatoes I’ve ever seen!” – our friend Tom. If you’re anything like Tom, you’ve been stuffing yourself silly with high quality garden produce all spring and summer. It also means that now is the time to lay back, put your feet up, and let the weeds take over…

How to rid your garden of Japanese Beetles

The gardening season in Vermont is short enough that leaving home for more than a few days means I might miss the emergence of something delicious or beautiful. After a recent summer vacation, I was excited to get back into the garden and see what had popped up in the week since I’d left. What…

6 seedlings on a wooden pallet with lots of roots visible.

Lights, camera…seedling action!

Spring is finally upon us! If you haven’t already, it’s time to get your seedlings started indoors. As some of you are aware from my last experiment growing an indoor vegetable garden throughout the winter (part I and part II), the biggest limitation was the light. So, this spring, even though there is more available…