Calendar of Events
Tree & Shrub Pruning Demonstration, 5:30-7:30 pm, New London Town Common, Main Street, New London, NH. Join Margaret Hagen and Amy Papineau, UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialists, for discussion and demonstration of pruning techniques on a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs on the grounds of the New London town common. Learn when and how to correctly prune crabapples, lilacs, rhododendrons, and more. A suggestion donation of $5.00 will be accepted at the event. Come dressed for the weather as this event will be held outside.
Earth Day, www.earthday.org
National Arbor Day, www.arborday.org
Soak up the Rain at the Rain Garden Workshop for Homeowners, 8-30 am-12 pm, NHTI, Concord's Community College Campus, Student Center Multi-Purpose room. Introduction to Stormwater and Rain Gardens by Jilian McCarthy, Stormwater Coordinator, NH Dept. of Environmental Services and Plant Selection, Design and Installation by Dr. Cathy Neal, Extension Professor and Specialist in Landscape Horticulture, UNH Cooperative Extension. Free, but please register at 603-796-2151 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More information.
Alewife Reservation Constructed Wetland, Alewife Station Reservation, Cambridge, MA, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. The Alewife Reservation wetland system was designed for stormwater separation and to meet the ecological and recreational objectives for the Alewife Brook. The design and function of the stormwater wetland includes many key features. More information: www.ecolandscaping.org
Explore the native trees that thrive in Mount Auburn Cemetery’s beautiful 175 acre grounds, 10 am-12 pm. See specimens that include evergreen, understory and canopy trees, including many beautiful spring-blooming species. www.ecolandscaping.org
The Rose Kennedy Greenway: Organic Practices, Beautiful Results, 1:00-3:00 pm (Rain Date June 4), Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA. Behind-the-scenes tour of the Greenway. Learn how design and management work together to make the parks a better environment for plants and people alike, and to make Boston a more livable city. www.ecolandscaping.org