BETWEEN THE ROWS

When asked what they love about the Greenfield Garden Club at last month’s annual meeting, members had a lot of answers — meeting other gardeners...

A trolley bridge was once a necessity to bring milk, cotton and passengers from Colrain to Shelburne Falls. But come 1929, the trolley was no...

Gardeners are becoming more aware of the dangers of invasive plants, and are realizing there is more to designing our gardens than aesthetics. We...

Forty-nine years ago, Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson thought about the disastrous 1969 oil spill near the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., and...

When Greenfield resident Eveline MacDougall first visited the Great Falls Community Garden in 1997, it made her think of all the gardens her family...

Editor’s Note: Information for this column was derived from Monticello’s website and the book “The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth...

Gardeners often come to embrace shrubs because we need low-maintenance plants. In my new garden, I’ve created a shrub garden that requires less...

Ashfield landscape designer Walter Cudnohufsky believes, “Design is optimism personified.” I saw Cudnohufsky’s design and optimism myself, one day...

A culinary herb garden is almost a necessity for gardeners, because so many of us enjoy cooking, too. Even if cooking isn’t our first love, it is...

There may be snow on the ground, but the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener’s Association knows it’s time to get ready to garden. The WMMGA...

Ashfield resident Beverly Duncan has been overwhelmed with new ideas since her retirement from Mohawk Trail Regional School, something that is...

My new low-maintenance pollinator garden is full of fragrant flowers that bloom over the course of the season. Though I didn’t choose these flowers...

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