For just $12, participants were allowed to enter and explore five fabulous residential gardens throughout the city, talk to the owners about their creations and ask questions of guides.
Garden and landscape lovers were in a green heaven Saturday during the Greenfield Beautification Committee's Select Gardens of Greenfield Tour. For just $12, participants were allowed to enter and explore five fabulous residential gardens throughout the city, talk to the owners about their creations and ask questions of guides. Among the five gardens on display was that of Bill Radler, the nationally renowned breeder of hybrid roses, including the well-known Knock Out series of roses. Greenfield Patch editor David Cotey stopped by Radler's house and took these photos, but add yours to this photo gallery to let your neighbors see what the beauty Greenfield has to offer.
More than 100 people celebrated the center's anniversary at a social Friday.
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- David Cotey
Monday, July 23, 2012
Since Greenfield Patch launched in December 2010, perhaps no project has been more inspiring than the Greenfield Community Center. No other building has been a more clear-cut example of what good can happen when good people put their heads – and resources – together. When Ted Balistreri, owner of Sendik’s Food Market, presented a check for $20,000 to Parks and Recreation Department director Scott Jaquish and the city in January 2011, it marked the last major donation needed for the city to renovate its old library. Construction began in February, the center opened July 9, 2011, and since then Jaquish and his staff have worked diligently to ensure the building is self-sustaining without passing the buck onto taxpayers. On Friday, nearly 100…