December is a wonderful time of the year. As families decorate their homes for Christmas and the holidays, poinsettias are a popular addition to the decor. Pink poinsettias have always been a favorite in our home. Incidentally, December 12 was officially declared “National Poinsettia Day” by an Act of Congress in 2002. For me it’s … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season
The Forbes House Museum in Milton invites visitors to its newly-renovated garden, The Island of Infinite Pleasantness, that includes many species of trees and plantings native to China and Asia. Charles D. Webster created the Chinese-inspired garden in the 1990s in memory of his late wife, Natalie Peters Webster, president of the Garden Club of America, … Continue reading Memorial Garden Reopens at Forbes House Museum
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!