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Events to Note (listings indicate local time unless otherwise noted)


July 15-18 – Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival and Garden Tours, locations and times vary.

July 17 – You Can Grow Better! Underused Plants for Northeast Gardens; Beverly, MA; 4:00-5:00pm.

July 21 – UMass Turf Research Field Day; South Deerfield, MA; 8:00am-1:00pm.

July 23 – Moth Ball with SEMPBA; Plymouth, MA; 6:30pm.

July 28 ELA Member Event→Eco-Answers with an ELA Eco-Pro: Edible Landscapes; 6:30-8:00pm ET.

July 29 – Introduction to Butterflies; 6:30-8:30pm ET.

July 30-August 6 – NOFA Summer Conference.


August 4 – Sustainable Land Care; 7:00pm ET. (new date)

August 12 – Eight Actions to Protect Insects from Global Declines; 1:00-2:00pm ET.

August 14 ELA Class→Shade Gardens: Embracing the Dark Side; 1:00-4:00pm ET

August 19&26 ELA Class→Navigating Public Design, Part 2; 1:00-3:00pm ET.


September 8 ELA Webinar→Designing for Dry Stone Walling in the Landscape; 3:00-4:00pm ET.

September 13,28,20,25 – 2021 MA Gardening Symposium “Inspiration for Next Year: Specialty Gardens.”

September 15,19,22 ELA Class→Cultivating Your Plant Communities; times vary.

September 15 ELA Webinar→Water Infiltration and Improved Soil Carbon Storage; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

September 22 ELA Webinar→Forest Bathing 101: Tapping into Everyday Nature; 12:00-1:00pm ET.


October 6 ELA Webinar→Implications of Climate Change for Invasive Species; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

October 6-9 – APLD International Design Conference; save the dates for this virtual event.

October 13 ELA Webinar→Understanding Soil Health and Its Principles for Improving Landscape Resilience; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

October 18 ELA Webinar→Practical and Accessible Stretches for Your “Every” Day; 7:00-8:00pm ET.

October 20 ELA Webinar→Rewild in 10 Action Steps; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

October 27 ELA Conference→2021 Season’s End Summit; 8:30am-4:30pm ET.


Outdoors This Weekis a weekly listing of outdoor-oriented activities west of Boston sponsored by a variety of local organizations and posted by the Sudbury Valley Trustees.……………………………………………………………..



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The conference was wonderful; it always is for me. I especially love that it is not ever dumbed down and I love being immersed in my most favorite subjects. It’s always astounding to me how well vetted the keynote speakers are. They are always so inspiring. It’s great to see familiar faces, old friends, and to make new friends in the fields that I love.

Andi R.