Something in Common: Tower Hill and February Meeting

We took advantage of the club’s Tower Hill membership and went to see the Camellia show after the February club meeting. The Camellia’s were beautiful and there was even a Camellia ice sculpture! When we took a walk around outdoors we discovered some dogwood’s that looked familiar. Some were in the presentation at the Gardeners … Read more

2015 Fall Dividends

Our 2015 Potluck Dinner featured delicious dishes from our members and our fall dividends. We’re also still looking for ideas for next year. Some excellent ideas were proposed at the meeting. If you have additional ideas, send them via the contact form. Now, about the dividends: Alliums Allium bulbs are definite winter growers. Alliums need … Read more

Daylilies

Lucy and John gave the Gardeners Exchange a bonus July garden tour today. At the annual potluck, Lucy announced that their daylilies were in bloom and members were invited to come out this afternoon to have a look. We were treated to an amazing collection of daylilies and many other delightful garden sights. Some images … Read more

Brigham Hill Farm

Here’s an image gallery from today’s visit to Brigham Hill Farm in North Grafton. Shirley is an amazing host and her gardens are superb. Gardeners Exchange members were visually treated to meadows, a new arboretum, wooded areas, sunny beds, vegetable gardens and more. For more information on Brigham Hill Farm, see this 2011 Boston Globe … Read more

Invasive Plant Control

Invasive species are a problem for many of our gardens and surrounding natural habitats. As gardeners, sometimes we contribute to the problem by either nurturing plants we don’t know are invasive or by trying to control invasives in ways that make things worse, not better. Did you know that cutting the vine of Oriental Bittersweet … Read more