Sharon View Nursery
American Landscape Tours
November 2018 Newsletter
Roots School Reminder 

This Sunday (11/18/2018) from 3 - 6 pm:

The Roots school will be in session again. This workshop "Fall Into Winter" will focus on preparing your garden and landscape for the winter; what to do and not to do to help insure success in 2019.
Jim Zoppo will lead this workshop. This workshop will cover how to put your garden to bed for the winter, featuring topics such as:
  • Preparing your garden for winter.
  • Prune or not to prune.
  • When and what to mulch.
  • Bulb planting: when, how, and best varieties.
  • Fall planting and transplanting.
  • Putting your garden to bed.

As always, there will be great information, lots of prizes and giveaways and refreshments.

Please RSVP if you plan on joining us.
Payment can be made at the door. 
Workshop cost is $20.00.

Sharon View Nursery
630 South Main street, Sharon MA 02067
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From The Travel Desk of
American Landscape Tours
The clocks have been turned back, the days are growing shorter
and the temperatures are going down, a sure sign that the holiday season is right around the corner. To celebrate this very special time of year, American Landscape Tours has an all new holiday tour planned. "A Vintage Christmas" on Sunday December 9th, 2018.

Departing from Smithfield Rhode Island and Sharon MA we will Journey North by luxury motorcoach to Dover NH. Enjoy a 3- course lunch at the critically acclaimed Blue Latitudes Restaurant located in in the historic Cocheco Falls Millworks " featuring great American cuisine highlighting Down East sensibilities " - Cuisine Review.

After lunch we will travel to nearby Historic Portsmouth NH settled in 1623. " Portsmouth may be America"s greatest small town". -  National Geographic. Enjoy a rolling narrated tour as we explore this waterfront city steeped in history and grand architecture as they celebrate their month long city wide "Vintage Christmas". You will soon discover why Travel+ Leisure Magazine proclaims Portsmouth "The Christmas Capital of North America ".

As the sun sets, we will arrive at Strawbery Banke Museum for their candlelight stroll. In the spirit of a truly vintage Christmas, the grounds will glow with hundreds of candle lanterns. Experience life in a simpler time as 350 years of history, winter traditions and holiday celebrations unfold around you against the backdrop of 32 historic homes.

As you visit the historic homes you will be greeted by costumed role players who recreate traditions of the past, rediscovering the joys of simpler times. A truly interactive event with strolling Carolers live entertainment, horse and carriage rides, holiday craft demonstrations, traditional hearth cooking demonstrations, and outdoor bonfires. Includes an incredible outdoor skating area so bring your own skates or watch Victorian costumed skaters, and "yes" chestnuts will be roasting.

Altogether creating a slice of Americana that has been relegated to just a memory in so many other places. " If another city does a better job of celebrating the holiday season, we have yet to see it". - Yankee Magazine

This tour is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit!

Should you have any questions feel free to contact me:
Peter Pineo
Tour Director
American Landscape Tours
(781)- 366-1481
Jim Zoppo's Special Guest
On This Sunday's Jim Zoppo's
American Landscape Radio Program
Sunday 11/18/2018 from 8 - 10 am

´╗┐Erik Wochholz
Curator of Historic Landscapes
Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth NH

Erik will be a guest this Sunday on Jim Zoppo's American Landscape radio show. Erik will talk about the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth NH and their candlelight stroll, one of the stops on our December 9th "A Vintage Christmas" tour.
Sharon View Nursery Greenhouse - Banana Plant in Flower