Dorothy Quincy Homestead - Garden Tour - August 2017

Originally built in 1686, the house is an excellent example of how architectural styles developed during the Colonial period.  Of particular note is the landscape design.  WGC member Rebecca Dinsmore provided an overview of the many herbs and plants still growing in the garden.

Dorothy Quincy Homestead - Daisy Girl Scouts

Quincy Daisy Girls scouts from troops 62470 and 62257 visited the Dorothy Quincy Homestead to help with the garden clean up. The girls have been working on their outdoor journey called, "it's your world ,change it". 
The Daisy Girls enjoyed their time at the house learning about different plants from club member/ Master Gardener Rebecca Dinsmore. 

Girls planted nasturtium seeds and made bird feeders to finish their journey. A great time was had by all.

Members Garden Tour - June 2017

The first Member's Garden Tour this summer was a small city garden 30 years in the making.  The garden started with traditional plants of day lillies and peonies but has evolved to a more eclectic garden highlighting ikebana and low maintenance gardening.

Josiah Quincy House - June 2017

Pat Artis being presented with a citation and hat from Melinda Huff of Historic New England



The second tour was the Josiah Quincy House.  Built in 1770 by COlonel Josiah Quincy and restored due to the efforts of Eliza Susan Quincy, the house and the adjoining property are maintained by Historic New England.  The Wollaston Garden Club participated in efforts to restore the original herb garden in the 1970's, now known as the Four Seasons Garden.  Our club also received a grant to restore the gravel walkway.

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