Somerville Garden Club

May 3, 2019
by Head Gardener
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Meeting – May 8, 2019

Pots, Plots, and Windowboxes: Gardening in Small Spaces

Small-space gardening is fun, easy and very satisfying! Flowers, herbs and vegetables will all thrive in window boxes, large buckets, plastic pots, garden bags, and raised beds. Learn which containers work best for patio and dooryard gardening, which plants thrive in your exposure, and tricks for growing in raised beds. The talk covers the best soil to use in plots and containers, seeds and plants that work well in containers, watering techniques, feeding, and vertical gardening.

All Somerville Garden Club meetings are free and open to the public. 7-9pm. Meetings are held the at the Tufts Administration Building, (TAB), 167 Holland Street, second floor, wheelchair accessible. Parking is available, and the building is a ten-minute walk from the Davis Square MBTA stop.

April 2, 2019
by Eleanor Ramsay
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Meeting – April 10, 2019

Recalibrating Beauty: Shifting Perceptions of Landscape Aesthetics

Courtney Kirk, Streetscape and Public Space Planner for the City of Somerville’s OSPCD-Parks and Open Space division, will talk about the evolution from well-kept lawns to high performing landscapes, provoking discussion on maintenance and public green space.

Cortney brings more than twelve years of experience to to the City of Somerville where she is their Streetscape and Public Space Planner. In her professional career she has designed and managed projects as small as a seasonal planter, to large hundred acre college campuses. She takes joy in working within the urban public realm where landscape architecture enhances the day-to-day experience. Cortney is a licensed Landscape Architect in Massachusetts and remains active with the Boston Society of Landscape Architects, and the Boston Society of Architects.

All Somerville Garden Club meetings are free and open to the public. 7-9pm. Meetings are held the at the Tufts Administration Building, (TAB), 167 Holland Street, second floor, wheelchair accessible. Parking is available, and the building is a ten-minute walk from the Davis Square MBTA stop.

February 21, 2019
by Eleanor Ramsay
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Meeting, March 13, 2019

Urban Gardening.

Join us for a conversation with Lindsay Allen, the Rooftop Farmer at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Operations Director at Higher Ground Farm. Attendees will learn about the history of urban gardening, food justice, and innovative ways to grow food at your home!

BMC Rooftop Farm

All Somerville Garden Club meetings are free and open to the public. 7-9pm. Meetings are held the at the Tufts Administration Building, (TAB), 167 Holland Street, second floor, wheelchair accessible. Parking is available, and the building is a ten-minute walk from the Davis Square MBTA stop.