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Due to rain predicted, clean up is postponed until Sunday, April 6th at 10:00am.  Thank you everyone who was and is planning to come. You don’t need to be a gardener to lend a hand and I will have extra pruners and … Continue reading

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Friends of the HarborWalk Call for Volunteers Sunday Morning March 29th Clean Up

Please join us Sunday morning at 10:00am (weather permitting). We are going to be cleaning up the HarborWalk butterfly gardens. Sharpen your pruners and come on down and learn about some of the native beauties planted at the gardens!

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Lecture: Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! Notes from a Gloucester Garden

On Thursday, March 6th, at 7:30pm I will be giving a slide presentation and lecture for the Holden Garden Club. The lecture is based on my book, Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities!, which I both wrote and illustrated. Now is … Continue reading

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Birds of Cape Ann: The American Robin and Bird Food!

Right on schedule! Beautiful and welcome migrant flocks of American Robins arrive annually in Gloucester during the month of February, dining on local fruits, berries and fish fry. During the winter months Cape Ann often becomes home to large flocks … Continue reading

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Sign Up for My Column on Habitat Gardening

Bird Food!  ~ American Robin and American Holly (Ilex opaca) My regular readers are aware, as are my fellow GMG contributors, that I write a monthly column/newsletter on gardening, with a focus on designing welcoming habitats for birds and butterflies. My … Continue reading

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Lecture Wednesday Night at the Pepperell Garden Club: The Pollinator Garden

Gloucester HarborWalk On Wednesday evening, November 13th, at 7 pm, I will be giving my program, “The Pollinator Garden,” for the Pepperell Garden Club. Following the rhythm of the seasons, I present a slide show and lecture demonstrating how to create … Continue reading

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Beauty in Our Midst

Habitat Gardening Sunday morning I was planting my friend Janet’s butterfly garden over at Beach Road. She has the most beautiful native cherry tree (Prunus) growing alongside her home. The tree was planted by her parents and has been beautifully maintained … Continue reading

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