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Elm Bank hosts Arts on the Green

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter For the fifth time, The Gardens at Elm Bank filled its grounds with artists, performers and food trucks, and opened its doors to the public for the annual Arts on the Green event. With 26 unique artists selling their work on the grounds (Elm Bank takes no cut...
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Hounds howl at Elm Bank

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff There are few dogs that don’t enjoy a good walk. With so many smells to sniff, and places to run, and new friends to meet, walks are the equivalent of a theme park adventure for man’s best friend. On Saturday, July 27, Northeast Coonhound Rescue hosted one of its...
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Town Band to celebrate American Composers

On Sunday, April 28, the Wellesley Town Band will pay tribute to some of America's well-known and most loved composers. Featured in the program are composers of the 19th and 20th centuries who have contributed to the musical fabric of American life with their marches, jazz, patriotic, Broadway and film music. Under the direction of Wellesley...
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Festival of Trees illuminates holiday season

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30653" align="alignright" width="300"]The lights of the Snow Village carnival can make you forget it is not a real place. The lights of the Snow Village carnival can make you forget it is not a real place.[/caption] As your car winds down...
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Caterpillar Club meets at Elm Bank

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Eight long legs crawling silently. Two large, multifaceted eyes with a pair of transparent wings. Short hairs covering professional pollinators. Spiders, dragonflies and bees were just some of the different bugs that kids learned about at The Garden at Elm Bank’s Caterpillar Club gathering, where young ones expanded their knowledge of...
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Dover teen handles icy incident

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Can you remember what you were doing on January 27? Perhaps it was just another chilly Saturday to you, but to Anna Pomahac, it is not a date to be forgotten. During a visit to Elm Bank, the tenth grader at Dover-Sherborn High School expected nothing more than a morning walk with...
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Mass Hort hosting school garden conference

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The Massachusetts Horticultural Society has announced that Jess Bloomer, deputy director at Groundwork Somerville, will be this year's keynote speaker at their fourth annual school garden conference. Bloomer will kick off the day featuring break-out sessions that will cover topics such as garden planning and maintenance, garden classroom management, curriculum connections, and using...
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Elm Bank hosts a winter wonderland

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter During the warmer months, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank is a popular place for those seeking a place to relax amongst nature. As the weather gets colder, though, and Elm Bank’s plants and blossoms retire until next spring, the sanctuary’s visitors are fewer and farther between,...
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Elm Bank hosts a winter wonderland

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter During the warmer months, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank is a popular place for those seeking a place to relax amongst nature. As the weather gets colder, though, and Elm Bank’s plants and blossoms retire until next spring, the sanctuary’s visitors are fewer and farther between,...
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Horticultural Society fuses art with nature

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly The Massachusetts’s Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank are truly a piece of art. From the meticulously planted flowers and shrubs to the perfectly manicured greens, the Elm Bank grounds are a treat for the senses, boasting beautiful sights, fresh scents, and a relaxed atmosphere. It would seem an ideal venue...
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Horticultural Society fuses art with nature

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly The Massachusetts’s Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank are truly a piece of art. From the meticulously planted flowers and shrubs to the perfectly manicured greens, the Elm Bank grounds are a treat for the senses, boasting beautiful sights, fresh scents, and a relaxed atmosphere. It would seem an ideal venue...
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Forti to give ‘School Gardens’ talk

The Wellesley Garden Study Group, in collaboration with Mass Horticultural Society and Wellesley Green Schools, will host a program on School Gardens at the Parkman Educational Center, Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, on January 25. Those interested in attending may join the Study Group at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and announcements....
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Festival of Trees at Elm Bank

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Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s 8th annual Festival of Trees will take place from Friday, November 25 through Sunday, December 11, at Mass Hort’s Elm Bank property, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482. The festival will showcase over 65 trees and feature Snow Village, an extensive model train and holiday village collection. The Festival of...
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