GARDENING

TURNERS FALLS — Maintenance of the planters on Avenue A should be more consistent soon, as the Montague Selectboard has approved a $2,000 stipend...

Editor’s note:This column, “Get Growing,” appears regularly in the Greenfield Recorder’s sister paper, the Daily Hampshire Gazette. It’s appearing...

GREENFIELD — Winter is coming and as the frost begins to linger, bees and butterflies are searching for somewhere to survive the freezing months.On...

Turn to greenhouses for year-round bloom

2/5/19

On a recent bitterly cold day, when the temperature hovered in the mid-teens, I stopped by the greenhouses at the Lyman Conservatory at Smith...

Texas gardens may be different from New England gardens, but gardeners all share the desire to create beautiful spaces. I spent a week in Texas...

Beware: crazy snake worms may be headed our way.Researchers say when it comes to invasive earthworms, a particularly nasty annelid species poses a...

The layered garden is created by arranging plants from the ground up. It all begins with groundcovers — ranging from delicate tiarella, epimediums...

Economic security program for women makes impact

4/9/18

GREENFIELD — A collaboration for helping local women with economic security and important skills may be ending this June, but its mark on the...

TURNERS FALLS — When Thurman “Ike” Johnson turned 90, his doctor asked what he had spent his life doing.Johnson told him the truth — “a little bit...

NEW SALEM — Neal Sanders and his wife went online to learn to how rid their gardens of slugs.A Google search offered up millions of suggestions...

ORANGE — Employees of the Wheeler Memorial Library are confident they grow some of the “smartest” crops in town.The library’s children section is...



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