Observations

Memorial Garden Reopens at Forbes House Museum

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

Bursting With Blossoms

As I type this column, I am reminded of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein song, “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over!” from the hit musical, “Carousel.” Our June gardens are definitely bursting with blossoms. Some of the highlights are Foxgloves (Digitalis purpurea), various Clematis, Climbing Hydrangeas (Hydrangea anomala petiolaris), Roses (especially Rosa ‘Zephirine Drouhin’), Blue … Continue reading Bursting With Blossoms