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The State of Massachusetts

Garden Conservancy Events
Open Days Program
Rain or shine. $7 per garden.
July 23 - 1 Berkshire County Garden
Black Barn Farm: 3 acres with collection of container plantings, espaliers, topiaries, collection of dwarf evergreens, hedged room with gazing-ball-capped topiary columns, allée of Wyman crabs, containers of tropicals in neo-classical pavilion, collection of furniture inspired by branch coral. A bronze fountain “Sculpture Andata, Sculpture Storna”. Rustic pergola and teahouse, Stumpery featuring collection of toxic and poisonous plants, Ornamental Hermit Hut, kitchen garden, moss-covered garden shed, raised bluestone and steel beds planted with vegetables and herbs.
The Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post RoadCold Spring
www.gardenconservancy.org
Information: The Garden Conservancy: 845-265-2029

Events in the Berkshires
Now thru October 9 - SHAPING A LANDSCAPE: The Gardens of Naumkeag Noon & 2
Mabel Choate collaborated with landscape architect Fletcher Steele for nearly 30 years in creation of gardens and views at Naumkeag. These world-renowned gardens are a must-see site for anyone interested in modern landscape design. Info: 413.298.8138 or naumkeag@thetrustees.org Stockbridge $5.
Now thru September 4 - Mission House Colonial Revival Collection Tour
House tours: 11,Noon,1,2. Gardens open dawn to dusk. Mabel Choate's home. Enjoy newly-restored Colonial Revival Garden, designed by famed landscape architect Fletcher Steele. Saturday and Sunday only, July 1 - Labor Day, 11- 3:00 pm. Info: 413.298.8138 or naumkeag@thetrustees.org Stockbridge $5
The Trustees of Reservations
1 Sergeant Street
PO Box 792
Stockbridge
www.ttor.org, chenry@ttor.org 413.298.3239 x3013

Arnold Arboretum Events
Weekends - Guided Tours
Saturdays: 10:30, Sundays: 1.
Begin at Hunnewell Building, unless otherwise noted (check website), last approximately 90 minutes, geared toward adults. Free. For individuals, not organized groups.
Mondays & Thursdays - Guided Tours 10:30-Noon
Meet at Hunnewell Building. Learn highlights of Arboretum history, the collections, seasonal interest. April 25 thru June (not May 30). Information: www.my.arboretum.harvard.edu or 617.384.5209. Schedule and details online. Inclement weather: 617.384.5209.
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
125 Arborway
Boston, MA 02130-3500
617.524.1718, arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu, http://arboretum.harvard.edu/

Berkshire Botanical Garden Events
Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge
413.298.3926 info@berkshirebotanical.org, www.berkshirebotanical.org

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