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Annual Appeal

Please support Mass Hort's annual appeal with a gift today.

384-12 Botanical print from the Mass Hort Collection:
Wild columbine, Title (alt.): Aquilegia canadensis, L
Artist: Isaac Sprague, 1811-1895
Lithographer: Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Name on Item: Drawn by Isaac Sprague.
Armstrong & Co. Lithograph, Date: [ca. 1876–1882]

 

Dear Friends,

This has been a truly amazing year for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and we have you to thank! Despite a winter filled with snow that covered our gardens (and yours too), we managed to dig out, repair the beautiful landscape and welcome thousands of visitors. We had many other successes as well:

 

  • Opening the Gardens at Elm Bank as a garden tourism destination, featuring daily programming for kids, and tours for everyone
  • Collaborating with the Digital Commonwealth to share our library’s collections of more than 1,000 botanical prints, now available online for the public to use
  • Welcoming hundreds of children and their families to our newly renovated Weezie’s Children’s garden
  • Increasing our educational programs for adults and students, providing opportunities for people to learn and appreciate gardens, plants, and the environment.

You’ve helped us come so far, and yet we have so much more to do. Your donation will help us continue to rejuvenate our gardens, educate a new generation of gardeners, enhance our seed library, supply fresh produce to local food pantries, and so much more.

      

Please give as generously as you can…We look forward to seeing you in The Gardens at Elm Bank.

 

Warm regards,

R. Wayne Mezitt                    Katherine K. Macdonald
Wayne Mezzit and KMac Signatures small
Chairman of the Board          President

P.S. Your tax-deductible donation may be made by clicking on the DONATE NOW button above, or by mailing a check to Mass Hort Society, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or by calling 617-933-4945. Thank you!

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Thu Feb 11 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
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Classic Design for Contemporary Gardens
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