Hilltown Families


Plant sales & swaps happen all over western Massachusetts this time of year. From big to small events, many raising funds for valuable community resources, plant sales are an excellent opportunity for sourcing your plants (and gardening knowledge) locally. They are terrific community events for learning tips on plants and gardening from both home-gardeners and experts in the field! Bring your family to a plant sale this weekend and unearth the embedded learning they hold for the entire family!

How Does Your (Child’s) Garden Grow? This is the first year our family will have a “family garden” where our daughter can have her very own little plot of dirt for digging and planting.  She’s very excited and already very proud of the row of sprouting beet and zinnia seeds she has planted. Anyone else have or planning on having a space for your kids to garden? What are your plans or… Read More

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