McCue Garden Center

Easter Egg Hunt!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
All ages are welcome to come down to McCue Garden Center, 200 Cambridge Road, Woburn, for their annual Easter Egg Hunt.  This free event will take place on Saturday, March 31, from 9 am to noon.  Baskets, paint, sparkles, and feathers will be supplied.  Eggs will be hidden among the spring flowers! For more information, call 781-933-1385.

Easter Egg Hunt!

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Sat, 03/31/2012 - 9:00am
Annual Easter Egg Hunt


All ages are welcome to join the fun at McCue Garden Center, 200 Cambridge Road, on Saturday, March 31, from 9 am to noon for their annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Baskets, paint, sparkles, and feathers will be supplied.  Eggs are hidden among the beautiful Spring Flowers!  Call 781-933-1385 for more information.

Community Supported Agriculture

McCue Garden Center is pleased to celebrate their third summer of offering C.S.A. shares to their customers!  Each week the farm is brought to you with fresh, locally grown, organic vegetables.

This year, McCue Garden Center teamed up with First Light Farm in Hamilton, MA.  Each week from mid-June thru late October (20 weeks), members of the Summer 2012 C.S.A.  receive a box of freshly harvested, local, organic vegetables.  A mid-size share is offered, which provides a perfect amount of vegetables at a great value.  The early season starts with roots, greens, and other cool season crops.  By mid-summer, heat loving crops such as tomatoes and zucchini are coming in.  Early fall brings on the hearty storage crops like winter squash, as well as a new round of the cool season roots and greens.   Each week provides a unique opportunity to eat with the seasons.

The time to sign up is now!  The number of shares is limited, so don't miss out!   

Fairy Garden Workshop for Children at McCue Garden Center

McCue Garden Center, located at 200 Cambridge Road in Woburn, is offering a Fall Fairy Gardening Workshop for children on Saturday, October 15 at 5 pm. Create timeless memories in your fairy gardens by creating an enchanted miniature autumn fairy garden in your very own backyard.  With stories by the fire! $15 includes all of the materials your child needs to build their own enchanted fairy garden! To register, call 781.933.1385 or email us at info@mccuegardencenter.com.
 

Final Concert This Friday for the 2011 Horn Pond Summer Concert Series

Jandee Lee Porter Band

The Horn Pond Summer Concert Series concludes its free concert series this Friday, August 26 with the Jandee Lee Porter Band. This concert will begin at 6:45 p.m., due to the earlier sunset this time of year. It will take place at Horn Pond, along the flat grassy area of Sturgis St., otherwise known as Ice House Park. For more information on this band and other bands that played the Horn Pond Summer Concert Series this year, please visit www.sciwoburn.org/concerts.

The Jandee Lee Porter Band is sponsored by McCue Garden Center who will be cooking fresh corn on the cob again this year for the crowd! Visit them at 200 Cambridge Road in Woburn or on their website at: www.mccuegardencenter.com. The SCI table will once again be collecting any non-perishable food donations for Social Concern.

Free Lecture: Moving Toward an Organic Lawn

McCue Garden Center is hosting a free lecture on Friday, April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. on "Moving to an Organic Lawn" presented by Peter Coppola, Master Gardener.

Topics Include:

  • The importance of soil and soil preparation prior to starting a lawn -- this includes testing for nutrients and pH, and incorporation of organic materials (peat and/or compost)
  • The growth cycle of grass -- grass is a cool weather plant
  • Maintaining a lawn; fertilizing, watering, weeding
  • Using herbicides and pesticides
  • Mowing; mulching vs. bagging
  • Selecting seed and the importance of blending several varieties
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