Plant Something MA: May 15 coverage map
Organize an activity in your town.
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Photo Contest

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What seeds did you get?

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On May 15, people in cities and towns all over Massachusetts planted something — and shared the fun of planting. Did you put your town on the map? Click here to enter our May 15 photo contest!

Below is a list of towns by county that participated in the May 15 planting campaign.
Click on your county to see what was scheduled.

Barnstable County
Berkshire County
Bristol County
Dukes County
Essex County
Franklin County
Hampden County 
Hampshire County
Middlesex County
Nantucket County
Norfolk County
Plymouth County
Suffolk County
Worcester County


Thank you to the following individuals who pledged to Plant Something at their home or workplace on May 15:


Homer & Jean Bergeron
Liz Centola Hrul
Sue Chadsey
Jocelyn Collins
Jessica Derouin
Karen Emery
Suzan Fleuriel
Teresa Foster
Rebecca Goguen
Robin Greenberg
Corinne Grover
Jessie Kahle Petig
Kalynn Kennedy
Shawna Lee
Marlene Lemon

Dorothy Lobik
Margi Lynch
Donna McConville
Ann Morgan
Charlotte Nichols
Catherine Quinn
Deb Rucker
Angela Service
Mindy Soares
Reena of Shrewsbury
Mel Steele
Joanne Williams
Regina Williams
Stacey Young

BARNSTABLE COUNTY

East Falmouth

Private planting

Hyannis

Private planting

Sagamore

Rob Robishaw, Letourneau Wood Processing Corp
845 Sandwich Road, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

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BERKSHIRE COUNTY

There are no planting activities for Berkshire county yet. Click here to sign up and be the first coordinator for your town!


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BRISTOL COUNTY

Attleboro

Various private plantings

Dartmouth

Fred Dabney/Skott Rebello, Quansett Nurseries & Harborside Landscape
Giant Pumpkin Planting at Dartmouth Middle School

Dighton

Robin VanRotz, Bristol County Agricultural High School
South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge participant

LeeAnne Araujo, Araujo’s Farm & Greenhouse
1522 Williams Street, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Private planting

Easton

Todd Sandstrum, Galloway Farm
447 Bay Road, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Kate O’Dwyer, Langwater Farm
209 Washington Street, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Moreau Hall Elementary School, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge participant

Private planting

Fall River

Catherine Goldman
Chor-Bishop Eid Apartments: Planting at apartment complex for the elderly and disabled

Freetown

Rob Robishaw, Letourneau Wood Processing Corp
200 Chase Road, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

New Bedford

Private planting

Seekonk

Larry Hindle, Evergreen Tree & Landscape
351 Oak Hill Avenue, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location


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DUKES COUNTY

There are no planting activities for Dukes county yet. Click here to sign up and be the first coordinator for your town!


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ESSEX COUNTY

Beverly

Paula Piraino, St John the Evangelist School

Essex

Robin Pydynkowski, Cape Ann Tree Service Inc.
Weeding, soil prep and planting along the Essex causeway with the Girl Scouts.

Hathorne

Jillian Plante, Essex Agricultural & Technical High School
Planting at Essex Aggie

Lynn

Private planting

Merrimac

Private planting

Rowley

Private planting


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FRANKLIN COUNTY

Erving

Private planting


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HAMPDEN COUNTY

Chicopee

Steve Corrigan, Mountainview Landscape
City of Holyoke Street Trees

East Longmeadow

Chris Graziano, Graziano Gardens
School planting

Harry Brandt, P.E. Bowe School
Planting blueberry bushes in the school yard garden

Ludlow

Private planting

Monson

Private planting

Palmer

Private planting

Springfield

Private planting

Wilbraham

Amy Schulze, Wilbraham Middle School
Students and teachers revitalizing a courtyard area in front of school


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HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

Amherst

Private planting


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MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Ashby

Private planting

Burlington 

Private planting

Chelmsford

Jim Connolly, Weston Nurseries, Inc.
Two fruit trees and three blueberry shrubs will be planted at Sunny Meadow Farm. Boy Scouts and Brownies will join in.

Groton

Kelly Kazanjian, Kazanjian’s Groton Nursery
Planting new beds at the nursery

Hopkinton

Jeff Doherty, Angel’s Garden Center
South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge participant

Peter Mezitt, Weston Nurseries, Inc.
Tree/Shrub planting at the Metrowest YMCA

Newton

Jack Elicone, J.A. Crowdle Corporation
Clean out existing bed and plant annuals with school children at Lincoln Eliot School

Reading

Michael Long, Renewal Landscaping Services
Planting town traffic island at corner of High and Woburn Streets

Townsend

Bart King, Cub Scout Pack 11
Planters on the town common

Pat Balcher, Boy Scout Troop 81
Planters at Harbor Fire Station

Wakefield

Private planting

Woburn

Cheryl Lombardo, Heimlich Nursery
Planting at our nursery

Monica Trivedi, McCue Garden Center
Public planting


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NANTUCKET COUNTY

There are no planting activities for Nantucket county yet. Click here to sign up and be the first coordinator for your town!


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NORFOLK COUNTY

Brookline

Heather Cedrone, The Apple Orchard School

Cohasset

Chris Kennedy, Kennedy’s Country Gardens
Planting at Deer Hill School

Medway

Private planting

Milton

Jason Tsanotelis, Eagle Farm
1126 Randolph Avenue, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Needham

Various private plantings

South Weymouth

Private planting

Stoughton

Private planting

Westwood

Private planting


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PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Bridgewater

Private planting

Carver

Michael Paduch, Crystal Lake Greenhouse
Island planting near the Library and Carver Center

Halifax

Amy Troup Greeley, Halifax Beautification Committee/Halifax Garden Club
Town planting

Kingston

Private planting

Norwell

Melissa Kurkoski, South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Pembroke

Rob Robishaw, Letourneau Wood Processing Corp
305 Old Oak Street, South Shore Giant Pumpkin Challenge giveaway location

Various private plantings

Scituate

Scituate Roundabout

Wareham

Cristine Johnson, John W. Decas Elementary School


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SUFFOLK COUNTY

Roslindale

Private planting


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WORCESTER COUNTY

Athol

Private planting

Charlton

Private planting

Fitchburg

Sheila Lumi, CMAAC
Perennial flowers, sunflowers, and herbs will be planted in beds surrounding the community garden

Anna Cynar
Planting at North Central Charter Essential School

Leominster

Plant Something MA, Massachusetts Envirothon
Planting seed cups and Sholan Farms property with Envirothon participants and supporters from 9am–2pm.

North Brookfield

Tina Bemis, Bemis Farms Nursery
North Brookfield Senior Center planting

Shrewsbury

Private planting

Spencer

Tina Bemis, Bemis Farms Nursery
Spencer Housing Authority planting

Westborough

Suzanne Wilkinson, Hi Hill Farm

Worcester

Katie Rozenas, Regional Environmental Council
School garden vegetable planting at Mill Swan A&B Headstart  and Jacob Hiatt Magnet School


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