Saturday, April 30, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm – City Garden Ideas: Expert Advice and Practical Tips to Beautify Small Urban Spaces

Need information and inspiration to garden in your city space? Come learn how to plant for success at First Church, Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, on Saturday, April 30. Light refreshments will be served at 9:30, with presentations beginning at 10 am. Learn about basic gardening tools and supplies. See a window box and container garden created before your eyes. Listen to experts share their gardening knowledge and planting secrets. Ask questions and get answers to your garden challenges.

Featured Presenters are Ellen Abdow, Owner, Perennial Gardens, Steve Baxter, Grounds Superintendent, 1000 Southern Artery Senior Housing, Quincy, Heather Heimarck, Director, Landscape Institute, Boston Architectural College, Frank Re, Owner, ReCreations – Gardens Brought to Life, and Tom Smarr, former Superintendent of Horticulture, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy.

The fee to participate is $25, and you may register at For more information, contact Garden Club of the Back Bay member Janine Mudge at or call 617-921-4540.