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Programs for Kids

Youth Education and Outreach at Mass Hort includes:Weezie's Garden Big Red Chair

The Plantmobile : A traveling plant science workshop that provides hands-on experiential, education programs for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

The Garden Classroom : Ecological and environmental curriculum-based field trips to the Gardens at Elm Bank for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Weezie's Garden : This whimsical garden is designed as a natural playground which consists of a series of small spiraling gardens, each with its own theme and way of engaging the senses.

Daily Children’s Programs: New 2015, May through Columbus Day we will host a drop-in program in Weezie’s Children's Garden from 10am to 11am. Plan a visit to play, picnic and learn. Programs offered Tuesday-Sunday.

Weezie's Garden Story Hour: Enjoy stories, songs and games in the Children’s Garden. Readers from Dover Town Library will bring their Super-Awesome Fun Time to Mass Hort, Wednesdays June through August 2015, 10:30 am.

Family Discovery Guide: Download here for a fun exploration of The Gardens at Elm Bank.

Children's Afternoon in the Garden - June 30

WhenTuesday June 30, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Where: Weezie's Children's Garden

 

Spend a day in the gardens and join us for a special afternoon program, exploring and discovering different plants and how they grow. With Mass Hort's education coordinator, Katie Folts, every child will plant their own container garden to care for and observe. Program is designed for ages 8-13.

Materials Fee: Mass Hort Members $5,  Non-Members $10

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Space is limited, Pre-register to reserve your spot!

Children's Afternoon in the Garden - July 28

When: Tuesday 28 July 2015, 01:00pm - 02:30pm

Where: Weezie's Children's Garden

 

Spend a day in the gardens and join us for a special afternoon program, exploring and finding critters that live among the flowers and trees. With Mass Hort's educator, Katie Folts, we will discover the power of pollinators and other insects that help plants grow. Bring your scientist eyes. Program is designed for ages 8-13.

Materials Fee: Mass Hort Members $5,  Non-Members $10

kids afternoon in the garden

 

 

Space is limited, Pre-register to reserve your spot!

Children's Afternoon in the Garden - August 25

When: Tuesday 25 August 2015, 01:00pm - 02:30pm

Where: Weezie's Children's Garden

Spend a day in the gardens and join us for a special afternoon program discovering the delicious foods that we can grow at home. With Mass Hort's Educators, we will tour the vegetable garden and taste the wonderful and unusual fruits and veggies there. In addition to tasting and sampling the seasonal harvest, we will also work together to prepare snacks from fresh produce. Program is designed for ages 8-13.

Materials Fee: Mass Hort Members $5, Non-Members $10

kids afternoon in the garden

Space is limited, Pre-register to reserve your spot!

About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society LogoFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

Perennial Plant Symposium

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September 10, 2015
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2015 Calendar & Courses

Mass Hort Calendar Courses 2015

Mass Hort Classes & Events

Tue Sep 08 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
Fundamentals of Landscape Design
Thu Sep 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Northeast Region Perennial Plant Association Symposium
Sat Sep 12 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Introduction to Italianate Gardens
Sat Sep 12 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Fundamentals of Landscape Design
Wed Sep 16 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
Ginkgo: The Tree that Time Forgot
Sat Sep 19 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Fundamentals of Landscape Design
Sun Sep 20 @ 5:00PM - 08:30PM
Fall Harvest Dinner and Garden to Table Fundraiser
Sun Sep 27 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Culture of the Gardens in the Italian Renaissance
Wed Sep 30 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Beginning Floral Design at Mass Hort 2015
Sat Oct 03 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Pickling the Harvest
Thu Oct 15 @ 6:30PM - 09:00PM
Honorary Medals Awards Dinner
Thu Oct 22 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Herbal Gifts with Steph Zabel
Thu Oct 29 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Craft Beer Brewing Basics
Thu Nov 05 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Concocting Cordials with Steph Zabel
Thu Nov 05 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Concocting Cordials with Steph Zabel