The mission of the Botanic Garden of Smith College is to foster education about the science, beauty, and importance of the plant kingdom through the use of outdoor and conservatory plant collections, gardens, displays, and exhibitions, and to preserve and maintain the historic Olmsted campus landscape.

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Plant Adaptation Up Close: A Biological and Artistic Interpretation

The Earth's diverse environments create many challenges for plant survival, and plants have evolved adaptations that allow them to thrive under hostile conditions. This exhibit explores these diverse adaptations, from clinging to rock cliffs to eating other plants.

Monday, May 2, 2016 to Sunday, March 26, 2017
Cola Nut tree blooms!

Cola nitida, cola nut.

Friday, March 24, 2017
After the Show Bulb Sale

Members ONLY:
Saturday, March 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Please bring your membership card.

General Public:
Saturday, March 25, 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 26, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Please bring flats or cardboard trays for your purchases.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017