Archive | Outdoor Access


Our First Independent Wheelchair User Enjoys the Gardens


Sunday afternoon, Karl and I met a local friend, Marianne, who calls herself multi-mobile: she uses both crutches and a wheelchair to facilitate her ease of movement around. A reader of The Morning Report eco-spirituality blog, she enjoyed experiencing the multi-sensory celebration our garden offers beyond The Morning Report digital photos she usually enjoys during […]

We’re Thrilled to Offer a Memory Café for Our Neighbors


After three years of successful testing of the wheelchair-accessible MargFMac Front Garden Loop (thanks to our friends with disabilities from the NE-ARC Topsfield and Burlington Houses!), Karl and I are happy to share our garden once-a-month (from April through October), free-of-charge, with our North of Boston neighbors experiencing memory changes and their care-partners. > Please […]

MargFMac Trailhead Kiosk

Blessed on Earth Day, the MargFMac Trailhead Kiosk


Today, Earth Day, April 22, we blessed the MargFMac Trailhead Kiosk (built by Karl this winter) with four sheets of laminated paper that offer: 1. A Tribute to Margaret Fraser MacDonald, my mom (who inspired the wheelchair-accessible MargFMac Front Garden Loop). 2. A Printed Gardens Map and Self-Guided Tour. 3. An invitation for our Topsfield […]