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About perrysperennials

Extension Professor of Horticulture, more at: http://www.uvm.edu/~pss/?Page=pssdeptweb/faculty.htm#perry

Vermont 2015 grass trials

NOGT-Vermont 2015 This past winter was the best test winter yet for hardiness, plants experiencing some of the coldest soil temperatures in at least the last three decades (as long as I’ve been monitoring soil temperatures). In my northern Vermont … Continue reading

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Vermont trials 2014

Vermont continues to provide an extreme test site for these grasses on the cold end of the spectrum.  Last winter (2013-14) had a severe ice storm (1in. or more on surfaces), but ground temperatures remained fairly average.  This winter (2014-15) … Continue reading

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Vermont 2013 data

To recap, 2013 was a lousy year in Vermont for many perennials, Panicum included.  Those that did survive the previous winter as shown on the link below, all of some, none or one of many, had to deal with a … Continue reading

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Vermont bluestem photos

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