Plant Something MA: May 15 coverage map
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On May 15, people in cities and towns all over Massachusetts will plant something — and share in the fun of planting. Want to put your town on the map?

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Below is a list of towns by county that are participating in the May 15 planting campaign.
Click on your county to see what is scheduled so far!

 

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

BARNSTABLE COUNTY

Chatham

Private planting

Sandwich

Private planting

South Yarmouth

Private planting

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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

Acushnet

Public planting located at Acushnet Farmers Market at Stone Bridge Farm, 186 Leonard Street, Acushnet, MA—Email coordinator

Easton

Public planting featuring 750 Giant Pumpkin & Squash seedlings at farm stands and garden centers across Southern Massachusetts! Seedlings are free and part of SSGPC outreach to get kids in the dirt. SSGPC also runs a regional School Grant program with the giant pumpkins. Find us on Facebook or email Todd for more information.

Langwater Farm will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Langwater Farm for more information.

Raynham

Freedom Food Farm will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Contact Freedom Food Farm for more information.

Rehoboth

Souza Family Farm will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Contact Souza Family Farm for more information.

South Attleboro

Level Acres Farm will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Contact Level Acres Farm for more information.


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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

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


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FRANKLIN COUNTY

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


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HAMPDEN COUNTY

Brimfield

Private planting

Monson

Private planting

Springfield

Private planting


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HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

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


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MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Belmont

Private planting

Chelmsford

Private planting

Holliston

Holliston Girl Scout Troop 2933 are working towards earning their Bronze Award and have spent the last year cleaning up and beautifying their school’s courtyard. The girls need help planting some new items to make it look better.—Email coordinator

Holliston in Bloom will be planting marigold seedlings from 11 AM until 2 PM (or until supplies run out) on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Town Green. A Build a Fairy Garden contest will be held at the Rail Trail area near Blair Square. Gardens can be built on the Holliston Rail Trail or in containers. Only natural materials and/or live plants can be used. $15.00 entry fee. Visit our website for an entry form or Facebook page “Holliston in Bloom”.

Hopkinton

Angel’s Garden Center will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway!

Weston Nurseries will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway!

Natick

Private planting

School planting

Newton

Planting of annuals in a school garden. Sponsored by J.A. Crowdle Corp.—Email coordinator

Pepperell

Private Planting

Stow

Private planting

Tyngsboro

Private school planting

Wakefield

Private planting

Waltham

Students ages 9–14 in the Meadowscaping for Biodiversity program will plant hardy, drought-tolerant native flowers, grasses, and shrubs in our meadow on the former east lawn of Christ Church Episcopal in Waltham, MA. Adults from the Waltham Garden Cub, Healthy Waltham, and other local organizations will help organize the event.—Email coordinator

Private 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

Private planting

Franklin

Private planting

Milton

Planting herbs, lettuce, and a variety of other vegetables in an outdoor classroom. The plantings are in raised beds to provide an outdoor space for study not just in Science, but in other disciplines

Needham

Private planting

Norfolk

Private planting


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PLYMOUTH COUNTY

East Bridgewater

Beaver Brook Farm will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Visit their website for more information.

Norwell

The South Shore Natural Science Center will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Contact Melissa or visit their website for more information.

Private planting

Plymouth

Morrison’s Home and Garden will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Visit their website for more information.

Scituate

Kennedy’s Country Gardens will be one of the locations featuring the South Shore Great Pumpkin Challenge Seedling Giveaway! Visit their website for more information.


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SUFFOLK COUNTY

Hyde Park

Private planting

Jamaica Plain

Private school planting to engage elementary school kids, grades kindergarten to 5th grade in a spring planting project. To not just educate the kids on how to plant but also so they can take pride in the work done as they watch their garden grow and help to beautify their school grounds.


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WORCESTER COUNTY

North Brookfield

Private planting

Worcester

Private planting


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Organize an activity in your town.
Pledge to plant something at your home or workplace.
Sign up to hold a private planting activity at your school.

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