August Tips & Events

After crafting a lengthy email of maintenance tips for a client experiencing various wet-weather woes, I read MassHort’s August Horticultural Hints.  If your plants are looking a bit leggy, brown, or mushy, take a look!

Upcoming Events:

Ecological Landscaping Association Roundtable – August 12, 1-4:30 pm, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA. Panelists share recipes for favorite organic fertilizers and amendments, and tips on “making ecological landscaping work for you”.

Boston GreenFest 2009 – August 20-22, Boston City Hall Plaza.  Educational festival of all things environmentally sustainable.  Visit us at the Greenscapes Massachusetts booth on Fri. August 21.

Arnold Arboretum Family Activity Day – August 29, 11 am-1pm, Arnold Arboretum.  Drop in for nature activities, crafts, and games geared toward kids ages 4-11.  FREE.

NOFA Food Preservation Workshops – Learn to can, pickle, ferment, freeze, and dry summer produce.  Expand your ability to eat locally throughout the year, and meet other local food aficionados!