Thursday, February 18, 2016 – Armchair Gardening

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Roslindale Green & Clean will present, “Armchair Gardening, A Breath of Summer in the Middle of Winter.”

This presentation, at Roslindale House (120 Poplar Street, a short walk down Poplar Street from the Roslindale Branch Library), will offer a photo tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and the Ladew Topiary Gardens in Maryland.

The program will begin at 7:00 pm.

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

Join us for a pleasant evening reminding us that winter is not forever.

February 2016 Armchair Gardening Presentation Announcement

Gardening in the Square (Season’s End) – Daffodil Bulb Planting – Sunday, November 1, 2015

RG&C volunteers met at Adams Park on Sunday, November 1, 2015 to plant 450 daffodil bulbs provided by Boston Parks & Recreation.

Next spring keep an eye out for the appearance of some lovely daffodils in Adams Park, at the Roslindale Branch Library, and at the traffic islands at Belgrade Ave and Corinth Street.

 

2015 Daffodil Bulb Planters

2015 Daffodil Bulb Planters Joan and Jeff

2015 Daffodil Planting

2015 Daffodil Planting

Congratulations to Roslindale Winners in Mayor’s 2015 Garden Contest

While Roslindale Green & Clean works on keeping public green spaces in Roslindale attractive, Roslindale residents are making and keeping their own properties attractive.

Residents from our community won seven awards for their gardens in the Mayor’s 2015 Garden Contest which invites gardeners across the city to enter:

Shade Garden
First Place: Ngaio Schiff, Roslindale
Second Place: Cheryl Crawford, Roslindale

Small Yard Garden
Third Place: Katherine Stevenson, Roslindale

Medium Yard Garden
First Place: Kenneth Aubert, Roslindale

Large Yard Garden
First Place: Joyce and Richard Chalfin, Roslindale
Third Place: Sandra Kautz, Roslindale

Vegetable or Herb Garden
First Place: Aspasia Bakolas, Roslindale.

Our congratulations to everyone across the city who received recognition in this annual contest and to everyone who submitted their garden to the contest. You don’t have to receive an award to know how much you enjoy your own garden.

2015 Roslindale Garden Tour May Be Just a Pleasant Memory …

but the people who made it possible continue to work on beautifying Roslindale’s public green spaces.

The 2015 Roslindale Garden Tour Committee:
Roslindale Garden Tour Committee

And please remember our 2015 Garden Tour Sponsors and RG&C Supporters

Gold Sponsors – $1,000

Linda Burnett, RealtorĀ® Keller Williams Realty/Boston-Metro
Linda Burnett, RealtorĀ® Keller Williams Realty/Boston-Metro

Christie Dustman & Company, Growing Gardens for 16 Years
Christie Dustman & Company, Growing Gardens for 16 Years

Mahoney’s Garden Centers: A family-run home and garden center with 8 retail locations in Winchester, Tewksbury, Wayland, Concord, Brighton, Falmouth, Osterville and Chelmsford
Mahoney's Garden Centers

Silver Sponsors – $500

Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture, Inc
Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture, Inc

Meetinghouse Bank
Meetinghouse Bank - Serving the Community for over 100 Years

Hebrew SeniorLife
Hebrew SeniorLife

a Yard & a Half Landscaping – Enriching lives with beautiful outdoor spaces
a Yard & a Half Landscaping

Other Generous Sponsors

Birch St. House & Garden – Hand curated for you, your home, your garden
Birch St House & Garden - Hand curated for you, your home, your garden

Joanne Rossman – Purveyor of the Unnecessary and the Irresistible
Joanne Rossman - Purveyor of the Unnecessary and the Irresistible

Sacred Heart Parish, A Roman Catholic Parish in the Archdiocese of Boston
Sacred Heart Parish, A Roman Catholic Parish in the Archdiocese of Boston

Jon Goodhue Architect Craftsman
16 Lee Hill Rd
Boston, MA 02131
(617) 323-6997

Dedham Whole Foods Market at Legacy Place
Whole Foods Market