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


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.

Family Programs in the Garden: Friday through Sunday from 10:30-11 a.m. These daily children’s programs are free, drop-in programs hosted in Weezie’s Garden with our youth educators who help children explore the garden throughout the season, May through Columbus Day.

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

Plantmobile: A traveling plant science program that brings workshops to your classrooms, we provide hands-on educational programs for students in pre-K to grade 8. (read more)

About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Mass Hort logo newFounded 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.

2017 Calendar & Courses

2017 Calendar and Courses

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Mass Hort Classes & Events

Thu Jun 29 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Pruning the Early Bloomers
Fri Jun 30 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Free Fun Friday at Mass Hort
Sun Jul 09 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
Strawberry Bed Rejuvenation Workshop
Tue Jul 11 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
The First Honey Harvest
Wed Jul 12 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Color Gardens: Learn to Create Three-Season Flower Gardens with Winter Appeal
Tue Jul 18 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Permaculture Design
Sun Jul 23 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Planting for Hummingbirds
Sun Jul 23 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
Garden Transitions for Fall Workshop
Tue Jul 25 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
Bressingham Garden Symposium 2017: Inspiration in Your Landscape
Thu Jul 27 @ 5:30PM - 08:00PM
Evening at Elm Bank: Third Annual Arts on the Green
Sun Jul 30 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
What's Buggin' Me?
Tue Aug 01 @10:30AM - 01:00PM
Horticulture Experience at Plimoth Plantation Museum
Thu Sep 14 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Landscaping and Planting Design
Thu Sep 21 @ 7:00AM - 08:30PM
Art & Spirit in the Garden: Incorporating Sculpture into Your Outdoor Landscape