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Festival of Trees heralds holiday season

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last week, The Gardens at Elm Bank opened their doors for the annual Festival of Trees Christmas celebration. But if you went last year and assumed you’d see the same things once again, you’d be surprised at how many changes the garden has made. The most prominent feature...
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Caterpillar Club teaches kids about bugs

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Wednesday at 11 a.m., former preschool and kindergarten teacher Kathi Gariepy presented the Caterpillar Club, a weekly educational program designed for children to learn about the natural world around them. Taking place in Weezie’s Garden for Children, a space located within The Gardens at Elm Bank and...
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Caterpillar Club teaches kids about bugs

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Wednesday at 11 am, former preschool and kindergarten teacher Kathi Gariepy presented the Caterpillar Club, a weekly educational program designed for children to learn about the natural world around them. Taking place in Weezie’s Garden for Children, a space located within The Gardens at Elm Bank and...
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Mass Hort readies Festival of Trees

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Tenth Annual Festival of Trees will take place on Friday, November 23, through Sunday, December 9, at The Gardens at Elm Bank, located on 900 Washington Street, Wellesley. The festival will showcase over 65 decorated trees and feature Snow Village, an extensive model train and holiday village collection. The Festival of Trees offers...
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Arts on the Green coming soon

[caption id="attachment_27338" align="alignright" width="300"]LiveWire Quartet LiveWire Quartet [/caption] The Gardens at Elm Bank will once again open their gates free to all for the Fourth Annual Arts on the Green on Thursday, July 26, from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Attendees can wander the gardens, enjoy live...
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Sculpture in Bloom at Elm Bank

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By Emily Greffenius Hometown Weekly Intern The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley, operated by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Mass Hort), presented a design exhibition on June 30 and July 1 that paired together sculptures already on display in the gardens with floral designs created to match. The designs were on view both days during...
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Elm Bank hosting Festival of Trees

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s 9th annual Festival of Trees will take place from Friday, November 24 through Sunday, December 10, at Mass Hort’s Elm Bank property, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley. The festival will showcase decorated trees and feature Snow Village, an extensive model train and holiday village collection. The Festival of Trees, in the Hunnewell Building,...
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Mass Hort hosting ecological gardening symposium

On Wednesday, November 8, Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Mass Hort) will host a symposium on ecological gardening design and techniques at their home, The Gardens at Elm Bank. The symposium will empower home gardeners to become the stewards of their landscape. Presenters will introduce attendees to the basic principles and benefits of ecological gardening - gardening in...
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Arts on the Green coming to Elm Bank

The Gardens at Elm Bank will open its gates free to all for the third annual Arts on the Green on Wednesday, September 13 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Members of the community are encouraged to soak up the last of summer by wandering the gardens, enjoying live music, and strolling through Elm Bank’s Art Walk....
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Goddesses in the Gardens coming soon

All are invited to the Goddesses in the Gardens event at The Gardens at Elm Bank on Thursday, August 17, from 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. Enjoy an evening of live music, harvest tastings, kid’s activities, and garden tours. Attendees are welcomed to bring a picnic dinner, a blanket or chairs, and enjoy live music by...
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Mass Hort throwing annual Garden Party

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s second annual Garden Party will take place on June 15 in the historic Italianate Garden featuring a one-night-only “peek” into the neoclassical early 20th century Cheney-Baltzell Manor House. The garden benefit supports The Gardens at Elm Bank, located at 900 Washington Street, Wellesley. Henry Platt’s Jazz Quartet will be providing musical entertainment...
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