Join the Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street in Wellesley, on Sunday, May 18, for the annual Gardeners’ Fair, featuring White Flower Farm’s Great Tomato Celebration, Society Row Plant Sale, specialty vendors, and children’s activities, plus food and special lectures.Â Special Mass Hort members’ hours 8 am – 9 an, and public hours 9 am – 3:30 pm. The Gardeners Fair and the Society Row Plant Sale includes a variety of vendors carrying everything you need to plan, dig, plant, and enjoy your home garden space. The Gardeners’ Fair is your opportunity to find rare and unusual perennials, trees and shrubs; ready-to-plant herbs and vegetables; and tomato varieties by the dozens. It’s also a chance to hear talks by an expert, find unique garden tools, garden ornaments and accessories, as well as other gardening necessities.
White Flower Farm will be back. They’re bringing ‘The Great Tomato Celebration’, which features over 80 tomato varieties ranging from heirlooms and popular hybrids (see sample heirlooms from White Flower Farm below.) If you’re confused by all the choices, they’ll have experts on hand to offer advice on flavor, yield, disease resistance and planting instructions. White Flower Farm will also have a large selection of herbs and vegetable seedlings, plus planting implements.Â Mass Hort members free, General Public $5.00.