It’s the time of year when frost threatens the tomatoes that hang green on our plants. If you’re like me, you hate to see these fruits go to waste. On the other hand, your past attempts to coax these last fruits to ripen indoors might have been less than satisfying. Perhaps some additional information from horticulturists will lead to improved results.
It’s amazing to look back at pictures from a cold spring day 20 years ago when volunteers were planting the first trees at the Arboretum, and then to take a walk in what is quickly becoming a real forest. The growth and change is striking. Even year to year, the growth at the Arboretum is incredible. Just this year, we started a really fun new project for the Children’s Garden that is a Hobbit House and Garden. In addition, we planted over 57 new trees, created a new Buffalo Plant Sculpture (Mosaiculture), finished planting the new Master Gardeners Orchard, and created a trail through our new 4 acre butterfly meadow. It’s been a busy season!