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An orchid received from precious grandson for Mother’s Day is still performing beautifully. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Summer is Here!

Mother's Day Orchid.

The first day of summer officially arrived on June 21. Also known as the Summer Solstice, it is the longest day of the year.

Typical grandmother, I must admit that I'm really enjoying the beauty of a gift orchid, which our grandson and his dad gifted me this past Mother's Day.

Not very knowledgeable about orchids, I'm surprised that it's still performing so well... Read More...

July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27 in Stockbridge
Offsite Field Study: The Garden of Lynden Miller - Sponsored by Berkshire Botanical Garden

Thursday, July 27 in Wellesley
Third Annual 'Arts on the Green' - Mass Hort Society - Garden Party - Free Admission

Saturday, July 29 in Concord,
Iris Plant Sale - Iris Society of Mass

Wednesday, August 02 - Wednesday, August 23 in Stockbridge
The Garden in Watercolors Session II - En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden

Saturday, August 05 - Sunday, August 06 in Ipswich
Roaring Twenties Lawn Party - Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

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A container planting accompanied by a unique metal "cow" in the 2005 Mayor's Garden Contest. (Photo by Hilda M. Morrill)

Mayor's Garden Contest

Unique Metal Cow Container Planting.

The annual "Mayor's Garden Contest" is a citywide celebration of urban gardening in Boston.

The contest recognizes gardeners who have helped beautify Boston's neighborhoods.

The contest is part of Mayor Marty Walsh's citywide beautification initiative... Read More...

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