Gardening is a great way to get kids outside in the summer. My partner, Ann-Elise, and I tried to ensure bountiful harvests by building four raised beds and filling them with nutrient-enriched soil. The raised beds warm up faster in the spring and drain faster when it rains. They're also easier to weed, and it's harder to step on the seedlings. Ann-Elise once had a farm in Burlington's Intervale and worked for Gardener's Supply Company on and off for 11 years. These are her instructions for making one 8-by-4 foot bed. Attention dads: Just got a power drill for Father's Day? Here's a chance to use it.
GMYS offers a 7-day, intensive residential musical experience for intermediate and advanced student musicians. This year GMYS C.A.M.P. will meet August 7-13, 2016 at Johnson State College. Participants work with professional music coaches in chamber groups, private lessons, eurhythmics classes and orchestra rehearsals. There is also plenty of time to…(more)