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An orchid received from precious grandson for Mother’s Day is still performing beautifully. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Summer is Here!

Mother's Day Orchid.

The first day of summer officially arrived on June 21. Also known as the Summer Solstice, it is the longest day of the year.

Typical grandmother, I must admit that I'm really enjoying the beauty of a gift orchid, which our grandson and his dad gifted me this past Mother's Day.

Not very knowledgeable about orchids, I'm surprised that it's still performing so well... Read More...

June 28, 2017

Thursday, June 29 in Wellesley
Pruning the Early Bloomers - Mass Hort Society - Class

Wednesday, July 05 - Wednesday, July 26 in Stockbridge
The Garden in Watercolors - Session 1 - En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden

Friday, July 07 - Sunday, July 16 in Sandwich
Hydrangea Festival - Heritage Museums & Gardens

Saturday, July 08 in Edgartown
Open Days Program - Garden Tours & Family Time Craft - Garden Conservancy

Saturday, July 08 - Sunday, July 09 in Boylston
Botanical Tattoo Weekend - Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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A container planting accompanied by a unique metal "cow" in the 2005 Mayor's Garden Contest. (Photo by Hilda M. Morrill)

Mayor's Garden Contest

Unique Metal Cow Container Planting.

The annual "Mayor's Garden Contest" is a citywide celebration of urban gardening in Boston.

The contest recognizes gardeners who have helped beautify Boston's neighborhoods.

The contest is part of Mayor Marty Walsh's citywide beautification initiative... Read More...

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