This Week: April 8-14, 2019

Tete a Tete Daffodils Bloom along Orchard Ave.

Tete a Tete Daffodils Bloom along Orchard Ave.

Tete a Tete daffodils are the first of fifty-six daffodil types to bloom in our gardens (see them on the south-facing Orchard Avenue). The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) classifies this type as “Division 12 – Other Daffodil Cultivars; Daffodil cultivars which do not fit the definition of any other division.”

Our 2019 Bulb Parade represents all daffodil divisions, except RHS 10 and 13.
RHS 1 Trumpet Daffodil
RHS 2 Large-Cupped
RHS 3 Small-Cupped
RHS 4 Double
RHS 5 Triandrus
RHS 6 Cyclamineus
RHS 7 Jonquilla
RHS 8 Tazetta
RHS 9 Poeticus
RHS 10 Bulbocodium
RHS 11 Split-Corona
RHS 12 Other
RHS 13 Distinguished by Botanical Name

Join us:
Thursday – 4/11, 9am – 12pm, Get Dirty in the Garden, RSVP required.
Thursday – 4/11, 6pm – 7:30pm, Caregiver Support Group, RSVP required.
Friday – 4/12, 5pm – 7pm, Stations & Chowda, RSVP required.
Saturday – 4/13, 10am – 3pm, Topsfield “Grow Spring EXPO” – Find us at the Emerson Center, Chapel Entrance

Please check the Events Calendar for Specific Information.

Blooming Now:
Since 4/5, Bulbs: Daffodil: Tete a Tete
Since 3/16, Bulbs: Crocus
Since 3/20, Bulbs: Rock Iris
Since 3/1, Bulbs: Snowdrop
Since 2/1, Shrubs: Witch Hazel

10,000 bulbs are emerging now in our gardens. Our 2019 Bulb Parade is in memory of John Hanlon of Rowley, MA, who passed 3/19/18 from Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) – same as my mother Margaret (d. 2008).

To see our private gardens, please attend one of our upcoming events, or schedule a private tour with me.

Peace and Joy,

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