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The Forbes House Museum has put together a self-guided tour of the grounds, focusing specifically on the “Garden of Infinite Pleasantness,� an area of Asian trees and shrubs.
The Forbes House Museum

Memorial Garden Reopens

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, 1959-1962, who had a lifelong interest in the arts of Asia...

October 20, 2018

Saturday, October 20 - Sunday, October 21 in Boylston
American Craft Fair at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Saturday, October 20 in Stockbridge
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs - Berkshire Botanical Garden - Class

Sunday, October 21 in Boston
Book Talk & Signing for Frederic Church's Olana on the Hudson

Sunday, October 21 in Jamaica Plain
Fog x Macbeth: Performance at Arnold Arboretum - Free Admission

Sunday, October 21 in Jamaica Plain
Small Trees for Small Spaces - Arnold Arboretum - Workshop

Sunday, October 21 in Wellelsey
Composting Workshop - Mass Horticultural Society

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Brussels sprouts make a tasty addition to the fall garden. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)
Brussels Sprouts

Tips for Fall Planting of Vegetables

As you harvest your tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants, you might think your garden is winding down. But wait... You can start your fall planting now and reap a harvest all through the cool autumn season.

Fall planting not only extends your garden season but also brings on those delicious crops that do best in the cooler weather, often tasting their best after a frost or two...

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