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...

Over the River and Through the Woods

At the end of a long driveway that stretches into the woods, near a coop filled with ducks and a greenhouse loaded with sacks of onions, a crowd gathers on a Sunday afternoon.The Weston Forest & Trail Association is about to hold its monthly guided trail walk....