Every year the National Garden Bureau (NGB), the non-profit organization whose mission is to disseminate basic information and instructions for backyard gardeners, selects one annual, one perennial, one edible and one bulb to be featured in their “Year of the …” program. Plants are chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely adaptable, genetically diverse, and … Continue reading Year of the Pumpkin
Our calendar tells us that spring has arrived. Signs of spring are evident throughout our garden. Snowdrops are in bloom and some of the daffodil foliage is emerging. In shaded areas, there are still some mounds of snow. The start of Daylight Saving Time has given us an extra hour of welcome sunlight. This is … Continue reading Welcome to Spring!
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) will celebrate the return of spring in April with Art in Bloom, the annual festival of art and flowers. Art in Bloom begins with a public preview on Friday, April 26 from 3-10 p.m. and continues through Monday, April 29. A special Art in Bloom Community Day with … Continue reading Art in Bloom Returns to the MFA