Urban Gardening Series

The Cambridge Conservation Commission is teaming up with the New England Flower Society to offer an Urban Gardening Series of four, free classes from January through April. These sessions are designed to help city dwellers grow healthy, sustainable, and beautiful urban gardens.

There are drought-tolerant plants and then there are drought-tolerant superstars. Watch the below video where Dan Jaffe explores landscaping techniques for drought-proofing your garden. Learn which plants managed best in the driest conditions during the worst drought on record—from bee balms for dry, sandy sites to the toughest black-eyed Susans.

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Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

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