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…

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…

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…

Working for Pumpkin Brook

Interested in being part of one of the region’s leading organic landscape design build companies that is putting the latest best practices and innovations in organic landscaping into action? If you share our passion for organic landscaping design, build and maintenance strategies, then we’re looking for you to join our team! 2018 Openings: Team Member – 40…

Grow Fresh Veggies this season

                     Grow Fresh Veggies this season   In our three-season greenhouse this early Spring, we are starting seedings of salad greens, lettuce, kale, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and herbs.                     The best way to ensure that you and…

Six Reasons to Grow an Organic Lawn

Organic lawns thrive without synthetic chemicals and provide the peace-of-mind that we are creating a safe, healthy place for families to gather and play. Our friends at the Northeast Organic Farming Association have put together the following six reasons to grow an organic lawn. Dogs whose owners use 2,4-D (common weed killer) on their lawns…

Is there any help for my lawn?

An organic lawn will naturally go dormant during the summer, especially if no water falls on it during a drought. Brown lawns are everywhere right now! Is it dead, you may wonder. No, it’s not dead, just taking a rest. It takes energy, particularly water and air, to stay green. To save itself, blades of…