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Although the blue blossoms are pretty, grape hyacinths have become invasive in some areas of the garden. (Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)

The May Garden

The hoses have been brought out of the cellar and the outside water faucets turned on.

The birdbaths have been filled and are being enjoyed by our feathered visitors.

We hear that the hummers are moving north and soon it will be time to hang up their feeder filled with home-made nectar that they love.

Once the current supply of birdseed is gone, we'll stop filling the seed feeder until the fall... Read More...

May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31 in Norwood
Kerry Ann Mendez Lecture at Norwood Evening Garden Club - Public Invited

Thursday, June 02 in Wellesley
Twilight Garden Party - The Gardens at Elm Bank - 20th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, June 04 in Milton
Dogwood Days Garden Party - The Wakefield Estate & Arboretum

Saturday, June 04 - Monday, October 10 in Sandwich
Natural Threads - Art Installations at Heritage Gardens

Saturday, June 04 - Saturday, June 11 in Boylston
Awash in Birds and Blossoms: Nature Drawing & Painting - Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Saturday, June 04 in Stockbridge
Follow Your Nose: Fragrant Plants That Delight - Berkshire Botanical Garden - Lecture

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Self-seeded grape hyacinths encircle pink tulips. (Photo © Hilda M. Morrill)

Gardening Tips - Good & Bad

As diligent as we all are about heeding all the gardening tips weve heard over the years, are there any that we question?

Was Grandma's advice really the best? Or has it become outdated?

The National Garden Bureau turned to its members and asked for their professional expertise on a few commonly cited tips to find out if they were still applicable in today's gardening world... Read More...


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