Vermont Blooms Passport Program

The 2022 Gardening / Planting / Landscaping Season is upon us!  We invite you to participate in the VNLA’s VT Blooms Passport Program by visiting our member nurseries, greenhouses and garden centers and let the trekking begin!

HERE’S HOW THE VERMONT PASSPORT PROGRAM WORKS!

  • Pick up your Vermont Blooms Passport at a participating VNLA member business (see the list below).
  • Get your passport stamped upon visiting any of the listed businesses.
  • Visit 10 or more of these businesses and mail/email your stamped passport to the VNLA to be entered into a drawing for PRIZES! Passports must be submitted by October 31, 2022.
  • Visit all 17 participating businesses and get entered in the additional GRAND PRIZE drawing.

PARTICIPATING VNLA MEMBER NURSERIES/GARDEN CENTERS

Each name below links to the website of each participating member business.  Before you visit in-person PLEASE CHECK for hours of operation and learn about any COVID-19 related protocols when visiting these individual nurseries/garden centers.  Some of those listed have certain hours they are open to the public and others close up for the season earlier than October.

  1. Arcana Gardens & Greenhouses, Jericho
  2. Claussens Florist, Greenhouse & Perennial Farm, Colchester

  3. Elmore Roots Fruit Tree Nursery, Elmore

  4. Evergreen Gardens of VT, Waterbury Center

  5. Full Circle Gardens, Essex

  6. Glebe Mountain Gardens & Nursery, S. Londonderry

  7. Golden Russet Farm, Shoreham

  8. Greenhaven Gardens & Nursery, New Haven

  9. Griff’s Greenhouses, Stockbridge

  10. Henderson’s Tree & Garden Service, White River Junction

  11. Horsford Gardens & Nursery, Charlotte, VT
  12. Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus, Starksboro

  13. Mettowee Mint, Dorset

  14. Peet Farm Greenhouses, Cornwall

  15. Red Wagon Plants, Hinesburg

  16. Rocky Dale Gardens, Bristol

  17. Sam Mazza’s Farm Market, Colchester

     

WHERE TO SEND YOUR STAMPED VERMONT BLOOMS PASSPORT

ENTER your Vermont Blooms Passport by 10/31/22 and mail it to: The Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association (VNLA), PO Box 92, N. Ferrisburgh, VT 05473.  Contact the VNLA with any questions: kristina@vnlavt.org.

WHAT YOU CAN WIN!

Prizes: There will be four (4) passport winners. Each will receive a $100 gift certificate to a member business of your choice (see list above) and a pair of free tickets to the 2023 Vermont Flower Show.

Grand Prize Drawing for those who visited all 18 businesses: One winner will receive a $100 give certificate to a member business of your choice (see list above), a private Thursday evening tour for four (4) of the Vermont Flower Show garden display and one weekend pass. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2022.