Globe gardening guru Carol Stocker will be online live to answer your gardening questions on Friday from 1-2 p.m.
The Boston Natural Areas Network are having their 6th Annual Harvest Festival and Perennial Divide this Saturday at City Natives, 30 Edgewater Drive, in Mattapan. It is free and open to the public, rain or shine and they will have a lot of plant material. Call 617-542-7696 or check online at www.bostonatural.org for more information( click on BNAN Events and/or City Natives). Yes, you can find them on Facebook. BNAN is a great organization.
City Natives is easy to get to and walking distance from Mattapan Square. There is ample parking there.This event includes a gardener’s market of native plants, fresh produce, honey and family arts and crafts. Gardeners are invited to exchange, donate or simply take home perennial divisions and other plants. Please pre-divide plants into smaller pieces and bring containers to take your plants home. Master Urban Gardeners (MUG) will be available to give advice on plant care.
Select native plants propagated at City Native Nursery will be available for purchase. You can take a self-guide tour of the Learning Garden or stop by the BNAN table and ask for a MUG volunteer to give you a guided tour. Also, participate in a beekeeping demonstration. There will also be live music.