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Potted daffodils and Easter bunny decorate front stairs. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Seasonal Chores
& Observations

Daffodils, scillas and crocuses are in bloom in the garden and we hope that the snowfall is gentle and not too wet so that the blossoms are not damaged so much.

All the blossoms are earlier than I remember. Even the forsythias are ready to burst into color... Read More...


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May 05, 2016

Thursday, May 05 in Wellesley
Seed of Renewal: Ethnobotany of the Northeast - Mass Hort Society - Lecture

Friday, May 06 - Saturday, May 07 in Stockbridge
Plants and Answers: The Be-a-Better-Gardener (BBG) Plant Sale

Friday, May 06 in Sandwich
National Public Gardens Day with Garden Highlights Tour - Heritage Museums & Gardens

Friday, May 06 - Saturday, May 07 in Boylston
Flora's Holiday - Tower Hill Botanic Garden - Concert

Saturday, May 07 in Andover
Andover Garden Club Plant Sale

Saturday, May 07 in Milton
Annual Spring Plant Sale - Amateur Gardeners Club of Milton

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Forced forsythia blossoms and potted daffodils decorate kitchen. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

LDC Awards Presented

The Landscape Design Council (LDC) of Massachusetts presented three awards at the 2016 Boston Flower & Garden Show recently held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

Winners of the awards were the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, the 2016 Newport Flower Show, and Miskovsky Landscaping with David Haskell of Haskell Nursery.

The LDC’s Emily Seaber Parcher Award is given for excellence in landscape design of a naturalistic garden of less than 1,000 square feet. “Nature’s Classroom,” the winning exhibit by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society... Read More...


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