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The Seed Ark: A Campaign for Saving Imperiled Plants

October Symposium

Join us for "Partnerships for Protecting Plants and Habitats," American Public Gardens Association's 2017 Native Plants and Conservation Symposium, Oct.25-27, at Garden in the Woods. Geared for professionals, open to all. Sponsored by USDA Forest Service. Contact: 610-708-3010;

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Garden Shop Is Open

Garden in the Woods is closed for the season, but our Garden shop remains open through December 22 on Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., plus the first three Saturdays in December: the 2nd, 9th, and 16th; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Come in during our quiet season and browse our collection of books and delightful garden-related goods for house and yard!
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Save the Plants, Save the Planet

Please donate now to the Society's 2017 Annual Appeal. Your donation today counts more than ever, as state and federal governments slash conservation funding. Your gift supports action to conserve endangered plantsrestore habitats, develop new online courses, and much more.

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Members, Stroll the Garden Off-Season

From October 16 until April, members can enjoy Winter Walking at Garden in the Woods: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ply the trails at your own pace and observe your favorite plants changing with the season. Please bring your membership card and sign in and out at the Administration Building.

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Grow Pollinator Plants from Seed

Learn the most affordable way to turn more of your yard into pollinator habitat: growing native plants from seed. You'll also discover which are the best species to support the region's native butterflies, bees, and birds. Sat., Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m., Nasami Farm.

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We Offer School Programs!

Garden in the Woods offers a natural learning experience for kids. Our new Grades Pre-K to 4 programs tap into their curiosity and delight--and meet Mass. standards for science, technology, and engineering. Find out how to book a class trip here.


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State of the Plants

Do you know how many plant species in New England grow nowhere else in the world? Find out in State of the Plantsour groundbreaking assessment of our region's native plants, and take action now to save the region's rare and endangered plants.





Reserve Your Copy!

Native Plants for New England Gardens, our handsome guide to 100 gorgeous native garden plants selected by Society hort gurus Mark Richardson and Dan Jaffe, will hit the market in March 2018--but you can pre-order your copy now at our Garden in the Woods shop: 508-877-7630 x3601.

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