We’ve received the following tips for the fall planting of vegetables from the National Garden Bureau: As you harvest your tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants, you might think your garden is winding down. But wait… You can start your fall planting now and reap a harvest all through the cool autumn season. Fall planting not only … Continue reading Tips for Fall Planting of Vegetables
The recent hot and muggy weather has everyone talking rather than singing. Most say that they don’t remember such a long, suffocating hot spell interspersed with frequent thunderstorms, torrential showers and flooded streets. It is summer, after all, and some say they rather enjoy their air-conditioned homes than having to worry about shoveling snow. Amazingly, … Continue reading We’re Having a Heat Wave!
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 with a grand prize provided by JetBlue and media support provided by the Boston Herald. Yours truly fondly remembers the many years when … Continue reading Mayor’s Garden Contest