Explore Your Backyard

Friends of Fort Williams Ecology Project Manager, Andrea Southworth, recently wrote an article for the Cape Courier regarding backyard exploration. Download your own copy of the kids and adult scavenger…

Winter Moth

A native of Europe and Western Asia, the Winter Moth was introduced to North America via Nova Scotia, and in the past decade has exploded in population in coastal New…

Prairie Smoke and Harebells

I am always looking for attractive combinations of short, fill-in plants to grow among the larger perennials and shrubs in my coastal Maine garden. These plants function as a kind…

Arnold Promise

While Fort Williams Park is beautiful year-round, the winter beauty is mostly black and white, featuring snow, stone and tree bark, with the ocean ranging from gray to green to…

Beautiful Parasite

With a garden full of North American plants, I often dig up the ones that reproduce enthusiastically, and donate them to Fort Williams Park Foundation. A very appropriate species is…

Garden Tour 2016

6th Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour The 2016 Garden Tour will feature 12 spectacular properties and private gardens in Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough. All proceeds from tickets, program advertising, and sponsorships…

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