Fall Planting of Trees and Shrubs
Saturday, October 4 - Take advantage of cooler temperatures in the fall to plant something new before winter begins. It's very satisfying to look upon a tree you've planted yourself, especially years later, but ensuring that a tree gets a healthy start involves much more than just digging a hole.Read more...
In "Blue on Blue," Erin Schaeffer explains the connection between the Karner Blue butterfly and Lupinus perennis, the native blue lupine, seeds of which the conservation team collected in New Hampshire.Read more...
The phenomenon of "plant blindness,"
and how botanists and other plant scientists are working to combat it.Read more...
Sponsor a Seed
Help us save our region's endangered plants. Support seed collection in the six New England states.
Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 - Join the horticulture staff of New England Wild Flower Society for this three-session course. Topics covered will be choosing, planting, transplanting native plants; correct methods of preparing soil, mulching, and watering; plant maintenance, pruning; and steps for winterizing and preparing for spring.Read more...
What's in Bloom
caulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh)
Join Our Team
New England Wild Flower Society has openings for a receptionist/administrative assistant and a philanthropy coordinator. These are great opportunities to work for an important cause at a dynamic organization!Read more...
Save Native Plants
Preserve today what you want to enjoy tomorrow. Our essential conservation efforts in every county of New England continue to increase in importance as the impacts of climate change are felt ever closer to home. Make your 2014 charitable donation today!