On a Mission to Save the Earth

You may have watched Phyllis Theermann standing outside Wellesley Town Hall on a Friday afternoon waving an “I love the Earth” placard. You may have watched her being interviewed on TV about Wellesley’s new fine for idling cars. You may have seen her...

The Green Scene: Beware the Invaders

Invasive plants have made their way into our gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and open spaces with a history that goes back to the Pilgrims’ arrival on these shores. The early colonists brought plants and seeds for food and medicinal purposes, some of which eventually...

Think and Act Green

While we hunker down awaiting the end of the year, it’s time to consider our resolutions for the new year. Why not benefit Mother Earth as well as you and your family? Perhaps this is the year to make green resolutions that lessen or avoid negative impacts on us and...

The Return of the Victory Garden

During times of adversity, gardens can become a place to escape, for solace and for control over some aspect of our daily lives. Since the arrival of the pandemic, our lives have been engulfed with uncertainties, stress, and anxiety. Planting a Victory Garden in these...