Gardens & Grounds

The Making of an Applebash Tree

The Making of an Applebash Tree

But as time goes on, we not only remember specific things in relation to the people we have loved; their lives get built into our lives and finally the transference is complete. We are what we are because of them. ~ May Sarton, Plant Dreaming Deep If you’ve strolled...

Creation of a New Nature Trail

Creation of a New Nature Trail

From the Desk of Bennett O. Dowling, 577 Organic Landscape Horticulturist In the winter of 2020/2021, 577 properties and horticulture staff set out to create a new landscape running from the wood kiln to the orchard. A major goal of the new trail was to create a key...

Permaculture 101

Permaculture 101

Written by Samantha Day, 577 Organic Garden Horticulturist 577 is set up like a permaculture system! This is the epiphany I had as I’ve been preparing for my Permaculture 101 class over the last few weeks. Permaculture, in a nutshell, is a highly integrated and...

Celebrating Pollinator Week

Celebrating Pollinator Week

Celebrating Pollinator Week with 577 by Avery Bohman This week 577 honored and celebrated the many ways pollinators benefit our gardens and promote healthy ecosystems. National Pollinator Week is an annual celebration that helps to bring awareness and support to...

Seasonal Cooking with Samantha

Seasonal Cooking with Samantha

Fresh from the garden with Samantha Day, 577 Organic Garden Horticulturist Seasonal cooking is a sustainable approach to cooking with the added benefit of it being more flavorful and diverse. Cooking with freshly picked vegetables and fruits is my favorite – they...

Cultivating Culinary Mushrooms

Cultivating Culinary Mushrooms

Written by Samantha Day, 577 Organic Garden Horticulturist
Part of our daily mantra at 577 is to experiment: try something new – maybe it works, maybe it doesn’t, but we’ll always learn something. I started with The 577 Foundation last Fall, and I’ve been excited to be allowed the space and support to start experimenting with…

March StoryWalk® at 577

March StoryWalk® at 577

Enjoy a stroll around the grounds as you read March’s StoryWalk® book ~ Where Once There Was a Wood by Denise Fleming A powerful poem and stunning, handmade-paper art encourage children to protect nature."Where once there was a wood,A meadow and a creek . . ....

Join us for Music in the Gardens on Saturday, August 10, from 11am to 3pm. Events are free, family-friendly, and rain or shine.

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