Posts Tagged with ‘rose kennedy greenway’
03 Dec 2012
The look on the Greenway has changed dramatically in the last 4 weeks. The perennials, shrubs and trees are storing…
18 Oct 2012
Late fall blooms and ornamental grasses liven up the Greenway.
20 Sep 2012
Fall blooms are unique and can be subtle.
17 Sep 2012
Today we had the privilege of sitting down with Skunk, one of the characters created for the new custom carousel on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
14 Sep 2012
We've planned a special week of activities celebrating the Greenway's new custom carousel! We caught up with Linda, our Director of Planning & Design, who has worked tirelessly to bring this delightful new carousel to the Greenway.
07 Sep 2012
The Equal Exchange Free Range Café, the trike that has served locally-roasted, organic and fairly traded coffee on the Greenway for two seasons, has ended their season early. We talked with café developer Meghan Hubbs about why.
06 Sep 2012
Roses, cool colors, textures and fruits are showing throughout the Greenway as summer cools.
24 Aug 2012
During the past week, several sections of turf that had experienced compaction due to rain and then heavy foot traffic have been replaced. We spoke with Stu Shillaber, Superintendent of Horticulture for the Greenway Conservancy, about the process.
19 Jul 2012
In late June we observed a very exciting and unique horticultural event: the first flowering of our Eastern Prickly Pear! The Eastern Prickly Pear is a member of the cactus family, and is native to Massachusetts. These plants are listed as endangered, and we have enjoyed introducing them into the park and observing how well they have survived in our urban public space.
27 Jun 2012
Our organically maintained landscape provides shelter and food for many organisms. We have observed a plethora of pollinators enjoying our plant material already this year, and we have also encountered our fair share of pests and disease, but we have been pleased to see evidence of our cultivated environment working to protect itself. Our commitment to organic land care has given us a great appreciation for beneficial insects.