WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2015-2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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18 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 5 / 2 0 1 6 flowers are gone, leaves have fallen, and daylight has dwindled, which means that winter is on our doorstep. This is usually a down time for gardeners, when sullen dark days are interspersed with cold and white days. The seemingly endless snows of last winter may merely be a cold memory, but before we snuggle up indoors, we should take heed of the ravages winter inflicted, go through our year-end checklist, and make sure our gardens are prepared for the worst Old Man Winter may offer this year. Outdoors The best winter mulch is, of course, snow, and while we had plenty of it last year, too much can pose problems. Our area cannot depend on winter-long snow cover but is usually subject V I V I A N S V I E W / D R E A M S T I M E . C O M gardening in bloom greenhouse flower beds flora horticulture shrubbery Making a List, Checking it Twice R U T H F U R M A N writer the green scene

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