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Debbie's Hat

April Showers Grow Inclusion & Access


Our Saturday, 4/21, Memory Café in the Garden® hosted six participants, five volunteers, and one staff member. Four of the participants were from the L’Arche Community in Haverhill, Dan (staff/driver), Debbie, Ryan, and Donald. Two participants were Topsfield residents, Gloria and Bizzy. The volunteers included Sue, Bonnie, and Penny from the Topsfield Council on Aging, […]

Karl Spreads Compost in April Snow Showers

Extreme Gardening


Getting ready to host our April 21 and 22 events next weekend… we spent most of the weekend burning storm fall, pruning rose plants (Saturday) and spreading compost in the bitter snow (Sunday). We noticed neighbors passing by us in their cars Sunday, pausing a little longer than usual at the stop sign to see […]

Mary & Karl with "Sunday Strolls" Sign

Grow Spring Expo Take-Aways


Take the Wheelchair-accessible entrance and find us in the first room on the left, the Emerson Center Chapel. This was our location for a second year, at the local Topsfield Grow Spring Expo, Saturday, April 7, 10am – 3pm. Thanks again to the Topsfield Garden Club and Grow Spring Expo Team for the opportunity to […]

Daffodils are 4" Up and On the Way!

Daffs Emerging


We love daffodils here, especially because they can grow and multiply without vole and deer interference. Researching yesterday online, I came across the American Daffodil Society. I’ve contacted the local “New England Region” group and look forward to meeting them soon. Moving forward with a listening heart, vision, inquiry, and action, Mary