News Archive

Bees Arrive At Wakefield

Thursday, 01 May 2008 17:37


The Wakefield Estate is now home to a new hive of honey bees!  The bees will help pollinate the estate's abundant array of flowers, trees and shrubs.

Later this summer or fall Scott Harris, the hive's keeper, will demonstrate how the bee hive works and include sampling of fresh honey from the hive!

Wakefield Explorers After School Program Begins

Monday, 28 April 2008 17:33


Drenching rain couldn't dampen the spirits of twenty Milton elementary school students for the first day of the Wakefield Explorers after-school program.  The four week pilot program, which kicked-off on April 28, will offer an outdoor educational experience to 4th grade students from four public Milton elementary schools.

Read more: Wakefield Explorers After School Program Begins


Arbor Day 2008 Celebrated At The Wakefield Estate

Saturday, 26 April 2008 17:10

To celebrate Arbor Day 2008 on Friday, April 25, the Wakefield staff hosted an intergenerational planting of five fruit trees in the apple orchard.  Seniors from Fuller Village joined intrepid youngsters from the neighborhood and planted four apple trees and one pear tree.  The five young trees are part of this year's effort to reinvigorate the orchard through new plantings and rejuvenative pruning.  The orchard is on the cusp of blooming and a beautiful sight to behold!



Wakefield Estate Hosts Pruning Workshop

Sunday, 30 March 2008 16:58


Staff from the Wakefield Charitable Trust and the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain teamed up to host the year's first pruning workshop at the Wakefield Estate on Saturday March 29th.

Read more: Wakefield Estate Hosts Pruning Workshop


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