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Forced forsythia branches along with potted daffodils add a touch of spring indoors. (Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill)

Seasonal Chores
& Observations

The mountains of snow are slowly disappearing, helped along by recent rains and warmer temperatures.

It’s sad to see the damage done to so many of our shrubs by what has been called our “nightmare” and “unrelenting” winter. So many branches broken... Read More...

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Ireland's Shamrocks

Potatoes and St. Patrick's Day

Replacing Potting Soil in Containers

Fertilizer: Organic vs. Inorganic

April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25 in Waltham
28th Annual Sheepshearing Festival at Gore Place

Saturday, April 25 - Monday, April 27 in Boston
Art in Bloom - Museum of Fine Arts

Saturday, April 25 in Sandwich
Hydrangea Pruning Demonstration - Heritage Museums & Gardens

Saturday, April 25 - Sunday, April 26 in Boylston
African Violet Show & Plant Sale - Bay State African Violet Society

Tuesday, April 28 in Jamaica Plain
Healthy Places in the Transition Century - Arnold Arboretum Lecture

Thursday, April 30 in Milton
April Stone Soup: The Story of the Dove Tree - Wakefield Estate - Free

Friday, May 01 - Saturday, May 02 in Boylston
Flora's Holiday - Tower Hill Botanic Garden - Concert

Saturday, May 02 - Sunday, May 03 in Boylston
Plant Show Weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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Carolyn Weston, Director of the Flower & Garden Show, congratulates Paul Miskovksy at the Preview Party regarding the LDC Award. Photo (c) Hilda M. Morrill

Landscape Design Council Presents Awards

The Landscape Design Council (LDC) of Massachusetts presented three awards at the 2015 Boston Flower & Garden Show recently held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

The winners were: Miskovsky Landscaping, jointly with Haskell Nursery; Magma Design Group, Inc.; and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.

The LDC panel of judges was made up of LDC board members Jana Milbocker of Holliston, Mary Bowen Nokes of Lexington, and Frances Wheeler of West Boxford. Linda Corapi of Stoneham served as clerk...

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