Urban Gardening Series: Water Conservation in the Garden
Sunday, January 10 - Learn how water conservation practices can help you to create beautiful garden spaces without wasting precious water resources. This free class is part of our Urban Gardening Series, a set of classes designed to help city dwellers grow healthy, sustainable, and beautiful urban gardens.
Featured in The New York Times
...New England Wild Flower Society and its partners are planning to collect the seeds of native plants like saltmarsh rush and little bluestem and replant them in areas battered by the deadly 2012 storm.
This is the first large-scale, coordinated seed banking effort in the eastern United States.Read more...
State of the Plants
New England Wild Flower Society has released the "State of the Plants" report, the most comprehensive assessment of New England plant communities ever assembled.
2015 Fall Appeal
Celebrate 115 years of success!
Your donation supports conservation actions for endangered plants, boosts propagation research, preserves genetic diversity in the regions' landscapes, promotes habitat restoration, and even helps pilot new online education programs.
July 8-21, 2016
The World of Plant Genetics
From mutations to transposons and hybridization to polyploidy, plants have fascinating genetic qualities that allow them to survive and thrive on this planet. This course will begin with a short talk on the basics of genetic theory, and then we will delve into how these genetic qualities play out in plant form and function. No experience in genetics necessary!Read more...
Featured on Living on Earth
...climate change, aggressive invasive species and insects are stressing some iconic plants...Host Steve Curwood takes a walk in the woods with the Wild Flower Society’s senior research ecologist Elizabeth Farnsworth to find out what’s going on.
Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International.Read more...
The Seed Ark
We need your support to raise the full $5 million that can save all the rare and endangered plants of New England.