Consult a dictionary and it may tell you that a seed is a mature fertilized plant ovule, consisting of an embryo and its food store surrounded by a protective seed coat. When I look at a seed, I see everything … Continue reading
Gardeners often pride themselves with being good stewards of the environment and adding back to nature. In reality many of us contribute unknowingly to a problem that is being felt around the world through the use of peat moss. Peat, … Continue reading
The Horticulture Department recently completed the 2013 Plant Collections Analysis report – an 88 page document containing discussions of horticultural initiatives as well as detailed plant collections statistics (a copy is available to read at the visitor’s desk in Storey … Continue reading
Over the course of one year, Mount Auburn will save over 300,000 gallons of municipal water—that’s drinkable water—by using rainwater for greenhouse irrigation instead.