Somerville Garden Club

June 5, 2021
by Head Gardener
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June 9, 2020 Virtual Meeting – Victory Gardens: How a Nation of Gardeners Helped to Win the War

Victory gardens provided 44 percent of produce in 1944, and they could be found anywhere from backyards to rooftops to public squares. Victory gardens provided food and promoted morale during World War II. In this slide illustrated talk we will … Continue reading

May 6, 2021
by Head Gardener
Comments Off on May 12, 2021 Virtual Meeting – Tropical Blueberries as Houseplants

May 12, 2021 Virtual Meeting – Tropical Blueberries as Houseplants

A brief introduction to some of the spectacular tropical species related to our familiar native blueberries.  Still mostly unknown in horticultural circles, many make easygoing and highly decorative houseplants and have interesting potential for indoor fruit production. Nathaniel ‘Nat’ Scheckler … Continue reading