Somerville celebrates the talents and traditions of its urban farmers, with this 31-site tour of public and private edible gardens on Sunday, July 25, from 11 – 5. Gardening techniques will be demonstrated on composting, rain catching, bee keeping,and other topics throughout the day. The self-guided tour is sponsored by the Somerville Garden Club.Â You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Somerville Garden Club was founded in 1994 by a group of Somerville residents to promote home gardening as well as the horticultural possibilities of Somervilleâ€™s public spaces. Of the clubâ€™s over 200 members, some are experienced gardeners, some are beginners; some are residents of Somerville, and about a third come from surrounding communities. All gardening enthusiasts are welcome to participate in their activities.
Tickets ($10) available July 1-24 at:
~Pemberton Garden Center, 2225 Mass Ave., Cambridge
~Sherman Cafe 257 Washington St., Somerville
~True Grounds, 717 Broadway, Somerville