News & Announcements

Systematics Garden
Monday, August 21, 2017

Join staff and volunteers of the Botanic Garden of Smith College in witnessing this fascinating event from the beautiful garden area next to the Lyman Plant House.

Common hollyhock
Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Friday, December 15, 2017

Botanical illustrations created by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson portray medicinal plants identified in the excavations of Pompeii. Come explore the varied ways both ancient Romans and modern Pompeians have used these plants.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Construction prep will begin Monday, August 21st on the west side of Neilson Library and all sides of Alumnae Gym including the removal of some large, but replaceable trees.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Who Put Those Genes in My Food??  Facts and Myths About “GMOs” 
by Margaret Smith, Phd., Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University

Friday, November 3, 2017
7:30 pm, Campus Center Carroll Room

Genetically engineered crops (so-called “GMOs”) have generated much controversy in recent years. The goal of this lecture is to help listeners better understand genetically engineered crops and to provide clear, objective, and factual information that they can use to form their own opinions.

pink spider mum
Saturday, November 4, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory at the Botanic Garden of Smith College.
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Groups of 10 or more must schedule in advance.
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Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily
Fridays - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
The suggested donation is $5.00