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Virtual Garden Workshop - Session Two

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 07:48

Join us tonight, Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 pm, for the second of two in-depth gardening sessions to "dig deeper" into your gardening knowledge.

What's going on in your yard?
Phenology is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life.This class consists of a 45-minute power point and discussion on this fascinating subject. Participants will learn about the various lifecycles of plants and animals and how we can observe these changes anywhere we live. We will talk about how we are using our own Kousa dogwood collection to collect data and help scientists all over the world study this subject. $15 per person; limited to 20 participants. To register for this event, click here.
Here is the zoom link:

Cultivating Space Symposium: Women in Horticulture and Place-making

Friday, 21 February 2020 16:32

Cultivating Space Symposium: Women in Horticulture and Place-making
Saturday, March 7, 9:30-12:30pm - Arnold Arboretum's Hunnewell Building
Co-sponsored by Arnold Arboretum and The Wakefield Estate & Arboretum, Milton, MA


This “cultivating women” symposium highlights contemporary efforts by women to create, share, and preserve greenspaces for all. This year's event will showcase the importance of community spaces in this era of increasing urban and suburban density. Join us for presentations from four dynamic women, each a leader in greening communities.
This year's speakers are:
Jennifer Jewell, Creator/Host, Cultivating Place, NPR Radio Show and Podcast; Garden Writer
Kaki Martin, ASLA, PLA, Principal of Klopfer Martin Design Group
Kristin McCullin, Horticulturist, Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens
Patricia Spence, President and CEO, The Urban Farming Institute of Boston

Please note! This event takes place at Arnold Arboretum's Hunnewell Building.


Relax and Rejuvenate with Garden Yoga 8/30

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:24

Enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating outdoor yoga session in the early light of the late summer landscape on Sunday, August 30 at 10:00 am. Certified instructor Samantha Wechsler will lead a class designed for all levels of practice. Bring your own mat and dress in comfortable clothing. The class will be limited to 10 participants, face masks and social distancing are required. This session is weather-dependent and will be postponed in the event of inclement weather. Cost $15. Pre-registration is required. Register here. For more information call 617-333-0924.


Celebrating Spring, Mothers, and Gardens Sat. May 11th with Garden Yoga at 1:00 pm

Monday, 29 April 2019 08:37

Celebrate your mother with us, as we celebrate our "mothers" - Mother Earth, mama llamas, and others at our annual celebration of spring and Mother's Day Tea, this year on Saturday, May 11th. Reservations are not needed if your family just wants to enjoy a stroll or visit with the animals during Open Hours which will be 1:00-4:00 but are requested if you plan to attend the tea starting at 3:00. $10 donation requested for adults attending tea and children are welcome for free. RSVP by calling 617-333-0924 x22.

Open hours for garden strolls & animal visits throughout
1:00 pm -  Garden Yoga Session -reservations required.
2:00 pm -  Llama visit and selfies
3:00 pm - Mother's Day Tea - reservations required.

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