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  • Best Coffee Shops Along the Red Line
    Best Coffee Shops Along the Red Line
    Visiting Boston during the winter one should be prepared for cold and wet winter weather. Fortunately, exploring Boston is easy thanks to the fact that it is a compact city and easy to get around by foot or by public transportation. Locally it is...
  • Boston 'Yeti' seen roaming down the streets
    Boston 'Yeti' seen roaming down the streets
    The northeast is seeing a lot of snow and a Yeti! The Yeti has been roaming the streets of Somerville, Mass and has been seen on Twitter. According to the Jan. 27 reports from both ABC News and New York Daily News, the person behind the costume is...
  • A Yeti was seen wandering through the empty snow-covered streets of Boston during the snowstorm
    Yeti in Boston: Snowstorm brings Boston Yeti seen prowling Bean Town streets
    While the blizzard of 2015 stopped Boston in its tracks, one creature was right at home wandering through the snow-scape of Bean Town last night. With the streets empty of human life, an eerie beast had the city to itself as it prowled in the...
  • Garden in Winter
    How snow can be a gardener's best friend during a cold and windy winter
    Though it may be hard to believe given the severe lashing that Boston has been getting by the most recent snowstorm to hit the area, according to weather.com, this year has actually seen a lot less snow that average. While that may be welcome news...
  • Residents in New York begin to see snow fall.
    Preparation for historic storm to hit northeastern areas of US underway
    Eugene is receiving weather that is spring-like while the northeast is preparing for what could be a historic snowstorm.Millions of people in the northeast region are getting ready to be under some snow. Travel bans have been issued in some states...
  • orchid growing 101
    Calling all Boston area orchid lovers
    Orchid lovers in Boston and the surrounding area are invited to take part in an upcoming workshop being hosted by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Whether they are interested in gaining an in depth knowledge of the plants and want to brush...
  • Nor'easter
    Northeast getting hit with winter storm: Storm being called 'Historic'
    A lot of snow is going to get dumped across the Northeast Coast between Monday and Wednesday. According to a report by CNN on Jan. 26, The National Weather Service is even calling this storm ‘historic’ and ‘life threatening....
  • Drumstick primrose
    2015 UMass garden calendar available for order online
    Boston area gardeners and those from all over the North Eastern US are invited to purchase this year’s copy of the UMass Extension Garden Calendar. It’s full of beautiful garden photos, gardening tips, and plenty of information that...
  • A bumblebee visiting a purple coneflower
    The importance of protecting Boston's bumblebees
    Another Boston spring is on the way, and that means there will be lots of flowers in bloom, and it should also mean that there are many bumblebees buzzing around. Unfortunately, as is the case with many other bee types, the numbers of these...
  • Valentine's day gift ideas for the garden lover
    Valentine's Day gift ideas for the Boston gardener
    Valentine’s Day will soon be here, and for many people, that means that it’s time to think about finding just the right gift for someone special in their life. While a present of flowers, candy or maybe a piece of jewellery may be...
  • Allandale Woods Rock Pond in Summer
    Boston residents invited to come out for a fun winter hike in Allandale Woods
    The Boston Natural Areas Network is inviting the public to come out and take part in their upcoming Wilds Exploration snowshoe walk and winter hike. This is an event that will appeal to plant enthusiasts , hikers and nature lovers alike.The event...
  • Pack Bruin in 1-0 game
    Wolf Pack point streak reaches six games on fluke goal against Bruins
    A fluke goal was the only mistake of the night by either team in a defensive struggle between the Hartford Wolf Pack and the Providence Bruins. Wolf Pack goalie Yann Danis and Providence goalie Malcolm Subban were both competing for a shut out....
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
    Potted herbs are an ideal choice for an indoor workplace garden
    For Boston residents who spend their days working indoors in a downtown office or other indoor space, having a small piece of the natural world can make their days seems a lot more pleasant. Studies have shown that having plants in the workplace...
  • Cherry Blossoms Indoors
    Bringing a touch of spring to the middle of a Boston winter
    Though January usually brings cold weather to Boston making spring seem very far away, it is possible to bring a touch of the warmer weather and the life it brings to the indoors. All that’s needed is the branches of some flowering shrubs, a...
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Cardiac surgeon seriously injured by shooter at Brigham and Women's Hospital
    A cardiac surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston was seriously injured this morning after a gunman entered the hospital and asked for the doctor by name. According to Police Commissioner William B. Evans, the suspect entered the...