During this pandemic isolation period, we have been sheltering in place in our Boston condo. Every day possible I look for ways to be outdoors and connect to nature there since I can’t be in my Cape Cod garden. Frequent walks have been the answer, with Boston Public Garden often my destination. Before this spring I had visited every week or two, but with more frequent visits I’ve been noticing more. Of course I notice what’s in bloom, but I’m also seeing lots of native plants that are thriving in the city. Take a look with me!
This garden abounds in stately trees and wonderful planted beds and is always a treat to walk through.
What I hadn’t realized, though, is how many native plants have been introduced in recent renovations. The south border along Boylston Street, the southwest corner on Arlington Street, and the northwest corner on Arlington and Beacon Streets have been infused with native plants, most of which are in bloom right now.
We will be back to Cape Cod soon, at least part time. And since spring is a week or two behind Boston, we will get to experience the spring blooms all over again!