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 […]
Kate Evans of the Tri-Town Transcript reported on the Open Garden Day we participated in on Friday, June 14 with six other garden-enthusiasts in Topsfield and Boxford, MA. The article, “Tri-Towners open gardens for special tour day” is in the current print and online Wicked Local editions. > Read the article and view photos
The gladiolus is a symbol of strength and moral integrity (learn more: teleflora.com). This flower along the wheelchair accessible MargFMac Front Garden Loop towers seven feet tall and will be opening over the next few days. It will be exciting to watch! Moving forward with a listening heart, vision, inquiry, and action, ~ Mary
Karl and I are profoundly moved and deeply joyful to have shared our wheelchair-accessible gardens with our friends and neighbors this past weekend. Our vision for an all-inclusive garden experience has become a reality. On Saturday morning, we welcomed personal friends and neighbors from our local garden club and Arc home for persons with intellectual […]
At the Body, Mind & Spirit Festival in Marblehead this past weekend I met two women social entrepreneurs, Pat and Pat, who are empowering women and men at the St. Francis House of Boston and the Women’s Collaborative in Lowell with sewing projects that provide jobs and income. The social enterprise is called Savorii, formerly […]
Karl and I assisted Dad with a wheel around the MargFMac Front Garden Loop late yesterday afternoon. If it wasn’t for my father suggesting we take some photos, I wouldn’t have thought to videotape this Father’s Day stroll. Dad enjoyed seeing and smelling the Sweet William and roses as well as observing the many different […]
Rest.Stop.Ranch applauds the efforts made by the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation to catalog the many universally accessible destinations throughout our state. We encourage you to check out their website to see their extensive listing. And don’t forget to send us your own recommendations for your favorite Rest.Stop.Places.