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Foxgloves (Digitalis purpurea) brighten the June garden. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)
Foxgloves

Bursting With Blossoms

Of course, not all blossoms are welcome, especially those of the Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria), which some of our neighbors really seem to admire.

We are removing the browning daffodil foliage and sprinkling some annual seeds in those areas, especially Cosmos and Cleome seeds.

If they germinate, any resulting plants will not damage the buried bulbs... Read More...

July 20, 2018

Sunday, July 22 in Wellesley
What's Buggin' Me? - Mass Hort Society - Workshop

Thursday, July 26 in Wellesley
Evening at Elm Bank: Arts on the Green - Music, Art, Picnics and More...

Wednesday, August 01 in Wellesley
Shakespeare on the Lawn - Gardens at Elm Bank - Free Admission

Friday, August 03 in Chelmsford
Garden Day at Pleasant View Gardens - Bus Trip & Tour

Saturday, August 04 in Wellesley
Fall Planting Workshop - Mass Hort Society

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Clematis blossoms brighten the June garden. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)
Clematis blossoms

Mayor's Garden Contest

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is alerting Boston’s green thumbs that they have until Wednesday, July 11, to register for the annual “Mayor’s Garden Contest” presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

Now in its 22nd year, the contest recognizes gardeners who have landscaped, planted flowers, trees, and shrubs, and, in the process, helped beautify Boston's neighborhoods...
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