Vermont Blooms Passport Event 2023

The 2023 Gardening / Planting / Landscaping Season is upon us! 

We invite you to participate in THE GREAT GARDEN CHALLENGE AND JOIN the VNLA’s VT Blooms Passport Event by visiting nurseries, greenhouses, garden centers and berry/flower farms over the next several months.  Let the trekking begin!

The event runs from May 1-October 31, 2023.

(via the Eventzee App) WORKS & WHAT YOU CAN WIN!

  • Download the Eventzee App HERE, set up your account and enter the code VNLABLOOMS
  • You will see a list of 23 VNLA and VT Vegetable and Berry Grower Association members to visit all over the state. 
  • Each business will have a poster displayed at their place of business with their own personal QR code you will need to scan.  Once scanned you earn a “badge” in the App.
  • There is a series of quizzes and photo/video challenges that once completed, will earn you a badge for each set.
  • Earn 10 badges and you will win a 2023 Vermont Flower Show cotton tote bag w/beautiful artwork.
  • Earn 15 badges and the first 23 people will win a $25 gift certificate from one of the participating businesses. 
  • Earn all 23 badges and the first 5 people will win one of the following prizes: 
    • a handcrafted stone 3′  bench donated by Crafted Landscapes, LLC
    • a Magnolia Tree donated by Rocky Dale Gardens
    • a 2 hr. landscape design consultation donated by Ashley Robinson, Landscape Designer
    • 3 yards of compost
    • 3 Flowering Shrubs
  • Earn all 23 badges and you will be entered into the GRAND PRIZE drawing to win a $250 gift certificate of your choice to one of the participating businesses.  The winner will be announced by November 15, 2023.
  • The Vermont Blooms Passport Event runs from May 1 – October 31, 2023. 


Each name below links to the website of each participating member business.  Before you visit in-person PLEASE CHECK for hours/days of operation.  Some of these businesses have shorter seasons and are not open through October.

  1. Ander Bell Acres, East Montpelier
  2. Arcana Gardens & Greenhouses, Jericho
  3. Claussens Florist, Greenhouse & Perennial Farm, Colchester
  4. Covered Bridge Blueberry Farm, Underhill
  5. Elmore Roots Fruit Tree Nursery, Elmore
  6. Evergreen Gardens of VT, Waterbury Center
  7. Full Circle Gardens, Essex
  8. Glebe Mountain Gardens & Nursery, Londonderry
  9. Green Country Corners, Swanton
  10. Golden Russet Farm, Shoreham
  11. Greenhaven Gardens & Nursery, New Haven
  12. Honey Field Farm, Norwich
  13. Horsford Gardens & Nursery, Charlotte
  14. Hudak Farm, Swanton
  15. Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus, Starksboro
  16. Mettowee Mint, Dorset
  17. Miller Hill Farm, Nursery & Gardens, Sudbury
  18. Paquette Full of Posies, Williston
  19. Peet Farm Greenhouses, Cornwall
  20. Red Wagon Plants, Hinesburg
  21. Rocky Dale Gardens, Bristol
  22. Sam Mazza’s Farm Market, Colchester
  23. Silver Spring Farm, Hinesburg


The Vermont Blooms Passport Event ends on 10/31/23.  Please contact the VNLA with any questions: