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A bee enjoys a sedum’s pink flowers. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Welcome to Fall

Many consider the fall to be New England's loveliest season.

Our gardens are showing the results of the summer's drought with "scorched" leaves evident on the hostas, asters, and even on some shrubs - such as the azaleas.

The Pee Gee hydrangeas (paniculata 'Grandiflora') did not bloom so well because of the frost that killed their buds in early spring; and the Endless Summer hydrangeas are just beginning to flower for the first time this season! ... Read More...

October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25 in Wellesley
Overwintering Your Bees - Mass Hort Society - Lecture

Saturday, October 29 in Stockbridge
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky - Berkshire Botanical Garden

Wednesday, November 02 in Jamaica Plain
Movie: City of Trees - Arnold Arboretum

Wednesday, November 02 in Boston
The Evolution of the Rose Kennedy Greenway - Lecture

Thursday, November 03 in Wellesley
Herbal Cocktails - Mass Hort Society - Lecture

Saturday, November 05 in Sandwich
Winterizing Hydrangeas - Heritage Museums & Gardens - Demonstration

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Plant daffodil bulbs in the fall for beautiful spring blooms. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Boston Blooms with Daffodils

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the "Boston Blooms with Daffodils" beautification initiative will distribute 20,000 daffodil bulbs this fall to volunteers for planting on public ways citywide.

"Our Boston Blooms volunteers always do a great job of beautifying our neighborhoods through this citywide planting program, and we are looking forward to another successful year," said Mayor Walsh. "We invite all residents to participate in this fun activity." ...


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