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A hellebore blossom, sometimes called a “Lenten rose,� enchants in the spring garden. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)
A Hellebore Blossom

Summer's Coming

What a spring this has been... wet, wet, wet and cold! According to news reports, this has been the wettest spring ever recorded. One columnist wrote, "Rainfall famine has turned to a rainfall feast."

In spite of the frequent showers and low temperatures, the daffodils were really beautiful. The pink tulips were lovely even though their bulbs had been "moved" by naughty squirrels...

June 18, 2019

Thursday, June 20 in Jamaica Plain
Deciduous Tree Identification - Arnold Arboretum - Class

Friday, June 21 - Saturday, June 22 in Jamaica Plain
In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey - Arnold Arboreum

Sunday, June 23 in Jamaica Plain
Get Your Hands Dirty! - Soil Science at Arnold Arboretum

Sunday, June 23 in Jamaica Plain
Pride and Prejudice - Performance with Actors' Shakespeare Project - Arnold Arboretum

Tuesday, June 25 in Jamaica Plain
The Art of Botanical Prose - Arnold Arboretum - Lecture

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A pumpkin decorates front steps last autumn. (File photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)

Year of the Pumpkin

Every year the National Garden Bureau (NGB)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 versatile. According to Diane Blazek at the NGB, 2019 is "The Year of the Pumpkin." ...

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