Plant Pick – Pines

Evergreens are popular this month, so I thought I would feature our native white pine, Pinus strobus, and its relatives. This is my favorite evergreen for winter containers as it lends a graceful note, draping over the edges.  Needles on this pine appear in bundles Eastern White Pine of 5 and are soft to the…

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Plant Pick: Evergreen Ferns

Plant Pick:  Evergreen Ferns When bright colors disappear from the landscape, there’s nothing like an upright evergreen fern to catch your eye.  By spring, these have been flattened by snow, but new growth emerges in May.  I’d like to highlight three of my favorites: Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides) is a native woodlander, common to rocky…

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Fall Is Upon Us!

Hello Everyone, Fall is upon us, with all its glorious color! Our crews have been dodging the rain and carrying on with seasonal chores, including a record amount of transplanting, dividing and rearranging of garden beds, not to mention installing new plantings.  We hope for some longer stretches of sunshine in the near future so…

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Full-Time Seasonal Help Wanted

Full-Time Seasonal Crew Member Clientele based along Route 2 between Harvard and Arlington. Job Description Team Members should be enthusiastic gardeners with basic horticultural knowledge, love of plants and the outdoors who can work in a team environment. Previous experience with planting and good common sense desired. Good physical condition and ability to lift 50 lbs. Pay…

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