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Blue Siberian squills (Scilla) brighten the exposed patches of soil in the March garden. (Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)
Blue Siberian Squills

Ready for Spring

There are some signs of spring in the garden, especially where the recent snowfall has melted and exposed patches of soil.

Beautiful white blossoms of snowdrops (Galanthus) and blue Siberian squills (Scilla) are accompanied by the emerging green foliage of daffodils along with those of daylilies and sedums.

Let's hope that the predicted wet snow doesn't do too much damage to them... Read More...

March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22 in Wellesley
Rev Up for Spring: Seed Sowing, Growing and More! - MassHort Society - Class

Thursday, March 22 - Thursday, May 24 in Canton
Mass Master Gardener Assoc. Home Horticultural Lecture Series

Friday, March 23 in Jamaica Plain
Braiding Sweetgrass: The Teachings of Plants - Arnold Arboretum - Lecture

Saturday, March 24 in Sudbury
Garden Lab Seedy Experiments - N.A. Rock Garden Society - Free Admission

Saturday, March 24 in Stockbridge
Container Gardening - Berkshire Botanical Garden - Class

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A bird is almost hidden in the dogwood tree outside our kitchen window after a snow storm. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)
Bird in Snowy Dogwood

National Cabbage Program

Each year Bonnie Plants trucks free cabbage plants to third grade classrooms whose teachers have signed up for the program online.

Kids can cultivate, nurture and grow giant cabbages, some much bigger than a basketball, tipping the scales, often at more than 40 pounds.

Bonnie Plants initiated the Cabbage Program with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people... Read More...

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