The foxgloves (digitalis) are beginning to flower and they are always a delight.
For the most part, they are growing where we scattered their seeds from their blossoms last year. Being biennials, the plants began to grow last autumn. We will repeat the process this year... Read More...
Friday, July 03
Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Wednesday, July 08
Introduction to Plant Diseases - Somerville Garden Club - Free Admission
Thursday, July 09
Insects in the Garden: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Mass Hort Society Lecture
Saturday, July 11 - Sunday, July 12
The Lily Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Saturday, July 11
From Plan to Harvest - Mass Hort Society Workshop
Tuesday, July 14 - Wednesday, July 15
Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour on Cape Cod
Tuesday, July 14 - Thursday, July 16
Hydrangeas 2015 International Conference - Heritage Gardens - Dr. Michael Dirr, Keynote Lecturer
Wednesday, July 15
in East Sandwich
Annual Sandwich Garden Tour - Private Home Gardens
Peonies are native throughout the northern hemisphere and have been cultivated for centuries both in Europe and Asia.
Like most perennials, they take three years to become fully established in our gardens.
They follow the well known truisms: first year sleep, second year creep, third year leap; or first year roots, second year shoots, third year flowers.
You will see some flowers before the third year, but it takes three springs before the plant has a mature and stately presence and is consistently true to flower form...