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Tour the Beech; Learn about the Fagaceae Family
September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
No swimsuits necessary; we will be touring the many beautiful and fully mature majestic trees from the Fagaceae family. View one of the most spectacular cooper beech (Fagus sylvatica purpurea) hedges in New England. Learn about their unusual catogory as being a marcescent tree. Tips and information on how you can use and care for these trees in your landscape.
Tour led by Melissa Pace. Melissa Pace is an award-winning horticulturalist who competes in numerous garden and flower shows, from Philadelphia Flower Show to the Bolton Fair. She has been a University of Rhode Island Master Gardener since 2003. Melissa has been a presenter for numerous garden clubs and civic organizations throughout New England since 1995. Melissa holds a master’s degree in teaching from Bridgewater University, is an artist and art teacher and is currently employed as a Garden Educator for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.
Interested in becoming a member of Massachusetts Horticultural Society?