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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more