Bev’s Irises

It was a cold, gray, rainy day but you wouldn’t know it if you were at our member garden tour at Bev’s house. The overcast sky and raindrops made the irises look even better and the number and variety were impressive! Many thanks for Bev for hosting and opening her gardens to us and to …
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Her Shirley Farm Landscape Project, Part One

By Juliet Silveri When I first saw the land, its farm-like beauty had a feeling that I wanted to keep. To me, a farm is a home that is comforting, peaceful, and is full of fields, meadows, stone walls, birds and beasts, and has plenty of land. Now that I have the land–my desire for …
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April 23, 2023 Meeting: Beecology

Our most recent meeting was “Beecology: How We Can Help Pollinators” presented by Dr. Robert Gegear. Pollinators are declining in abundance, species richness, and geographic distribution at an unprecedented rate. But understanding how to create landscapes that truly support pollinator biodiversity is a complex topic that goes way beyond observing bees buzzing for nectar around …
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Starry Skies, Healthy Garden

Tim Brothers presented “Starry Skies, Healthy Garden” at our March meeting. This meeting was open to the public and you can watch it on video at the bottom of this article if you missed it or want to see it again. Tim urges us all to contact our Massachusetts State representatives to encourage them to …
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March 18, 2023 Meeting

Our next meeting, “Starry Skies, Healthy Gardens: Effects of Light Pollution on Pollinators” presented by Tim Brothers will be held 10:30am to 12:00pm on March 18, 2023 at the Reuben Hoar Library, 35 Shattuck St., Littleton, MA 01460. Many of us can recall a time when more stars were visible in the night sky. The …
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17 Jun

Field Trip: New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill

Saturday, 06/17/2023    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Registration is required for this members-only event as we have a maximum attendance limit and we need to know how many people are coming in [...]
15 Jul

Daylily and Hosta Tour and Container Contest

Saturday, 07/15/2023    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green Acres 36 Elaine Road, Sudbury, MA 01776 Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:00 to 1:00 Steve and Ruth Greene have been avid gardeners for 30 [...]
08 Aug

Bonsai West

Tuesday, 08/08/2023    
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Special weekday evening program 100 Great Road, Littleton, MA 01460 Tuesday, August 8, 2023 6:00pm to 7:45pm  
19 Aug

Healthy Soils Grow Healthy Plants: A Hands-on Workshop

Saturday, 08/19/2023    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presented by M.L. Altobelli Fredonian Park and Nature Center, Fredonian St. (near Mill St.), Shirley, MA 01464 Saturday, August 19, 2023 10:30am to 12:30pm In [...]
23 Sep

Member Garden Tour and Plant Swap

Saturday, 09/23/2023    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Tour Gardeners Exchange member Judy will show us her vegetable garden with unique trellising for cukes and tomatoes, and climate mitigation for summer greens.  [...]