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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New Volunteer Training

Three-day training session on January 18, 19 & 20 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, for new

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 to Friday, January 20, 2017
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 Friday, March 31, 2017
Mount Carlton by Nicholas Guitard
Chrysanthemum Show Opening Lecture

The Lost Wilderness; Rediscovering William Francis Ganong's New Brunswick by Nicholas Guitard
Location: Seelye Hall 106

Friday, November 4, 2016