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Houseplants such as scheffleras, crotons and dracaenas get dust rinsed off their leaves in the bathtub. (Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)

Gardening in March

Daylight Saving Time has arrived and supposedly we'll have more daylight during which to plan some future gardening chores.

The reality is that since we're expecting a blizzard, we'll have more daylight to shovel our steps, front walk, sidewalks and driveway.

Hellebores, snowdrops and scillas are already in bloom in the garden. Green stems of daffodils and daylilies are five to six inches tall. Let's hope that the coming snows are light and fluffy rather than heavy, wet and icy... Read More...

March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29 in Milton
Creation of Boston's Metropolitan Parks System - Soup & Speaker Series at The Wakefield Estate

Wednesday, March 29 in Boston
Start Your Own Seeds - The Trustees - Workshop

Thursday, March 30 - Wednesday, April 05 in COGdesign
Online Auction 'In the Garden' - COGdesign Organization

Thursday, March 30 in Bristol
Field to Vase - Flower Farmer/Florist Relationship - Blithewold Lecture

Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 02 in Waltham
Spring Orchid Sale - Lyman Estate Greenhouses - Free Admission

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Evanthia Chapman of Halifax, Massachusetts, shows off her award winning cabbage, which she grew from a plant she nurtured and cultivated last season as part of the Bonnie Plants National Cabbage Program.  (Photo courtesy of Bonnie Plants)

National Cabbage Program

Evanthia Chapman of Halifax, Massachusetts, shows off her award winning cabbage, which she grew from a plant she nurtured and cultivated last season as part of the Bonnie Plants National Cabbage Program.

Each year Bonnie Plants, the largest producer of vegetable and herb plants in North America, delivers cabbage plants across the country to third grade classrooms whose teachers have signed up for the National Cabbage Program... Read More...

 

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