The foxgloves (digitalis) are beginning to flower and they are always a delight.
For the most part, they are growing where we scattered their seeds from their blossoms last year. Being biennials, the plants began to grow last autumn. We will repeat the process this year... Read More...
Sunday, August 02
Hidden Hollow's 5th Birthday Celebration - Heritage Museums & Gardens
Saturday, August 08
Fete Des Fleurs - Berkshire Botanical Garden - Benefit Party
Saturday, August 08 - Sunday, August 09
Annual Grow Show - Berkshire Botanical Garden
Wednesday, August 12
in Jamaica Plain
Summer Walk at Forest Hills Cemetery with Anthony Sammarco - Prominent 19th Century Horticulturists
Friday, August 14
Family Fun Friday & Distractology 101 - Heritage Museums & Gardens
Thursday, August 20
The Art of Growing Food with Ellen Ogden - Mass Hort Society - Lecture
Friday, September 18 - Saturday, September 19
Fall Bulb and Perennial Sale - Middlesex Conservation District
Saturday, September 19 - Sunday, September 20
Annual Combined Show and Sale - Gesneriads & Begonias
Peonies are native throughout the northern hemisphere and have been cultivated for centuries both in Europe and Asia.
Like most perennials, they take three years to become fully established in our gardens.
They follow the well known truisms: first year sleep, second year creep, third year leap; or first year roots, second year shoots, third year flowers.
You will see some flowers before the third year, but it takes three springs before the plant has a mature and stately presence and is consistently true to flower form...