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  • Bring native plants into your garden … and your life

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  • Join in conserving native plants – our natural heritage

Great classes and field trips, plus new online courses!

Learn to Survey Natural Communities

Three sessions: Wed., 8/23, Wed. 8/30: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sat., 8/26: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

You'll learn all the steps in creating a professional natural-community survey report, in the field and the classroom--from identifying and mapping to compiling your findings.

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Fall Plant Sale!

The bad news: Summer's winding down. The good news: We're starting our fall plant sale! Scoop up gorgeous native plants in our Garden Shops at awesome discounts: Members' sale (25% off!) starts Sat., 8/19. Non-members get 15% off starting on 9/02. Sale prices apply at both Garden in the Woods and Nasami Farm. 

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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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2017 Hours

Garden in the Woods and Garden ShopOpen daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through mid-October.


Nasami Farm Garden Shop: Open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through early October; weekdays by appointment 



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Flora in the Dunes

Sat., Sept. 16
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join Seed Bank Coordinator Michael Piantedosi to explore Massachusetts' Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Varied plants of the salt marsh and sand dunes create lush habitats for the shore birds that make this a renowned birding destination.

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We've Got 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.





Help Fill the Seed Ark!

Please help: The Hope Goddard Iselin Foundation has pledged $500,000 to challenge other foundations and individuals to invest in our $5 million initiative to collect and permanently store the seeds of all the region’s imperiled plants by 2020. Please give now to fill the Seed Ark! 

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