BACKYARD ENVIRONMENTS FOR CHILDREN

BACKYARD ENVIRONMENTS FOR CHILDREN

Feature Photo- Nature Nook at Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center. Design: studioMLA Architects   What do you do when your kids are bursting with energy, but you don’t have time to take them to the park? What if your backyard offered classic play opportunities like building a fort or making a mud pie? A Yard & A Half’s team now includes Erica Quigley, a landscape designer with experience creating and managing children’s environments. We can help…

See Boston Gardens On June 11th

See Boston Gardens On June 11th

Every year since 1995, hundreds of exceptional private gardens nationwide are selected to participate in The Garden Conservancy’s ‘Open Days’. On Sunday, June 11th from 10am-4pm the Greater Boston Area Open Days will feature outstanding gardens, some with historical pedigrees and others representing remarkable accomplishments of local gardeners and landscape designers. One such designer whose garden will be featured is our partner, Christie Dustman. Admission to each garden is $7. For discounted admission tickets ($35…

Outdoor Winter Fun In & Around Boston

Outdoor Winter Fun In & Around Boston

Now that we’ve got plenty of snow, take advantage of it! Here’s a compliation of some of the best places to enjoy the season in and around Boston. Sledding & Tubing Sledding Favorite spots in the Boston area include: The Arnold Arboretum; the hills next to Jamaica Pond; and Larz Anderson Park in Brookline. Not too far outside of Boston you have Borderland State Park in North Easton, a 1,773 acres park; World’s End (be sure to…