A colorful vase sculpture surrounded by potted flowering plants, ferns and other greens welcomes visitors at one of the entrances to the Encore Boston Harbor Resort.  (Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)
A Colorful Vase Sculpture

My Winter
Flower Fix

I got an early "flower fix" when I joined a group of Woman's Club members on a bus trip to the new Encore Boston Harbor Resort in Everett.

I had heard that the luxury resort was a flower show of sorts, featuring thousands of potted plants and floral arrangements. And I was not disappointed!

Everywhere we walked and "peeked in" we were amazed by the beauty, artwork and gardens...

January 25, 2020

Saturday, January 25 in Jamaica Plain
Winter Tree Identification - Walking Tour - Arnold Arboretum

Saturday, January 25 in Milton
Family 'Owl Prowl' - Blue Hills Trailside Museum - Evening Hike

Tuesday, January 28 in Norwood
Norwood Evening Garden Club to Host Ikebana Floral Designer - Demonstration

Tuesday, January 28 in Jamaica Plain
Botany Blast: What is Biodiversity and Why Does It Matter? - Arnold Arboretum - Free Lecture

Saturday, February 01 in Bristol
Foundations in Gardening: Small Gardens for Big Enjoyment - Class at Blithewold Gardens

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Colorful Blossoms at Encore Boston
Colorful Blossoms at Encore Boston

Free Planting Guide Available

According to a recent press release from The United States Botanic Garden (USBG), "Across the United States, a growing number of schools are planting gardens, engaging in Farm-to-School activities, and integrating plant science into the curriculum."

To that end, they have developed a free planting guide for educators wanting to use their school greenhouses to advance educational objectives for their students...

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