The folks at Mount Auburn Cemetery asked me to spread the word about their plans for National Public Gardens Day, coming up on Friday, May 11, 2012:
“We have a whole day’s worth of activities planned to raise public awareness about the great community resources available in public gardens (Mount Auburn is classified not only as a public garden, but also as an arboretum, and is always free to the public). We’ll be offering a free Early Morning Horticulture Club walk at 7 AM, followed by a proclamation by the President of the Watertown Town Council. We’ll then launch our smartphone app which is loaded with free self-guided tours throughout the Cemetery, and then our President will lead a special horticultural highlights tour emphasizing the diverse plant life in our landscape.”
More info is available here http://www.mountauburn.org/2012/nationalpublicgardensday/.
Hopefully the rain will end by Friday and we’ll have a beautiful day to celebrate our public gardens!