Spring Gardening Tips- Get those hands dirty!

Old Man Winter has finally moved along, and it’s time for spring gardening in many parts of the world. This is a busy time of year in the gardening calendar. If you’re not sure where to start, follow these spring gardening tips to ensure your garden gets off to a great start just in time for […]

Garden Trends for 2016- Syncing with Nature

Garden Media Group’s annual Garden Trends Report for 2016, “Syncing with Nature,” identifies eight consumer garden trends that will shake up the garden and outdoor living industry this coming year.  Being in sync with nature is the first step in a healthy and rewarding lifestyle.   “Consumers are seeking experiences that enhance their well-being and support their […]

Let’s Talk Turkey

History When Europeans first settled in Massachusetts, wild turkeys were plentiful throughout the state. With an increasing population, however, over-hunting occurred and forests were gradually cut down for farmland, thus eliminating the turkey’s habitat. In 1851, the last wild turkey in Massachusetts was killed on Mount Tom. In 1972, the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife […]

Winter Care for Birds

Do you feed the birds?  Cardinals, finches, chickadees and the pesky squirrel?  What do you do for winter care?  What supplies do you provide for the birds?  Do you provide a birdbath for the birds as well?  Wild birds NEED water for their survival just as humans do.  Water is critical in preventing heat stress […]

December Flower of the Month- Paperwhites

Paperwhite Narcissus will grow happily and bloom with nothing more than water and stones or beach glass. To “plant” your bulbs in any drainage free container, begin by carefully placing a layer of stones or glass to a depth of about 2 inches for a small container/vase or about 4 inches in a larger container/vase.  Next place […]