News & Events

Check in often for details of events we have planned and what we’ve been up to recently. There are many events you can participate in as well & we’d love to have you join us!

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.”

~Thich Nhat Hanh

Related Events of Interest

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April 12 Opening
Oct 31 Closing
Garden in the Woods daily guided walking tours free with admission
home of New England Wildflower Society
classes – see list below, and visit,
Saturdays at Sunset: late May thru early Nov Waterfire, Providence, RI,
August 9
August 10 & 11
August 24 & 25
Sept 8
Sept 14 & 15
Tower Hill Botanic Garden: Livingston Taylor concert
Herb Show
Flower & Vegetable Show
Rose Show
Cactus & Succulent Show
Sept 28 & 29, 2013 Artspace Gallery Open Studios, 63 Summer Street, Maynard, MA
In House Artist Gallery Exhibit, gallery hours Wed-Sat 11am-3pm,
Sept 22 Spring Equinox at 12:57pm EDT
Nov 21-24 American Society of Landscape Architects annual meeting, Denver, CO
Aug 3 Sat
Sept 15 Sun
Sept 22 Sun
Mass Hort Society at Elm Bank / Mass Marketplace Festival
Downton Abbey Inspired Garden Party
15th Anniversary of Elm Bank Community Celebration
Sept 12 Thurs
Sept 28 Sat
Arnold Arboretum: Global Ecology: The History of Humans on the Land at 7pm
Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection at 1pm with Peter Del Tredici
weekend guided tours
Sept 7
Sept 21-22
Nov 14
The Cultural Landscape Foundation: Garden Dialogues, Manchester-by-the-Sea
What’s Out There Weekend, Berkshires
Westport Tour
Sept 24 Ecological Landscaping Association: Rose Kennedy Greenway Tour, 10am-12pm
June 21 Summer Solstice at 6:51am EDT


Labyrinth Walks

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The Labyrinth Guild of New England has a labyrinth locator on their website. Check it out at: Labyrinth Guild


Garden In The Woods

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The New England Wildflower Society hosts classes at their facility in Framingham (Garden In The Woods), as well as at other locations.  Here are a few enticing options:

Aug 3 Discovering Native Ferns

Aug 9 Rain Gardens

Sept 5 Native New England Shrubs

Sept 24 Native Woody Plant Materials

More info at:  New England Wild


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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Check out the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the Fenway before Sept 2 to see the installation Tiny Taxonomy, and the exhibit Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture.

Check their website for details at: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum



Virginia Thurston Healing Garden

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Visit local kitchens in a fundraiser for the Healing Garden – Sept 21, Food is Love Kitchen Tour & Tasting.

Check their website for details at: Healing Garden

Volunteers and donations are always needed and welcome. View the website for a current Wish List.



Trustees of Reservations

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Enjoy tours of Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, of the Old Manse in Concord, outdoor movies, yoga in the garden and pick your own flowers at many Trustees of Reservations sites.

Visit the Trustees of Reservations website at or