Horticulture

Snow in the Landscape

Here in New England we are so used to all kinds of snow- early snow, light snow, fluffy snow, heavy snow, wet snow, spring snow. Well after 2 Nor’easters in a row, it is a good time to see how spring snow can affect your landscape. When planning a landscape design my first question to…

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How to Create Beautiful Annual Containers

The chance of frost is finally gone! Time to put out your annual color! Container gardening is a great way to add color and interest to every yard or entry way. The multitude of annual choices at any garden center can be daunting. But there are a few simple tricks that can make your containers…

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The Arnold Arboretum

After a long drab winter, there is no better place to enjoy the bursting colors of spring than Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, Boston. Great for a day trip or a weekend exploration, the Arnold Arboretum is the most colorful gem in Boston’s Emerald Necklace. http://www.emeraldnecklace.org/ Boston is surrounded by a fabulous network of…

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