Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

The Arnold Arboretum: An intersection of biodiversity and human diversity in a garden of trees Date: November 18, 2021Virtual Meeting10:00 AM Submitted by:William (Ned) FriedmanDirector of the Arnold Arboretum DirectorArnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary BiologyHarvard University What, precisely, is the Arnold Arboretum? A quaint nineteenth century idea? A botanical garden? Public park? Safe harbor […]

Spring 2021 Membership Meeting

James Hearsum President and Executive Director, Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Wednesday, April 7th | 1:00 PMVia Zoom The meeting will be held virtually and we hope many of the members of Zone I will attend. There will be no fee, instead we ask you to make a donation to the Blossom Fund. Olmsted in the 21st Century: […]

Boston Committee Awards 2020 Boston Bowl to Betsy Ridge Madsen

Award was presented at the November 19, 2020 Fall Meeting The Boston Bowl Award recognizes the contributions of individuals and organizations who contribute to the improvement of Boston natural spaces. When thinking of Betsy, the words, perseverance, patience, and determination come to mind. In that spirit, and with great appreciation, the Boston Committee was honored […]

A Future for Our Native and Endangered Plants and Their Habitats?

by Arabella DaneDec. 8, 2020 It is not only rising sea levels and the flooding of our coastlines that concerns us here in New England. How will native plants be affected by rising temperatures and changing precipitation? Can they and the critters that depend upon them in their current habitats survive? Can they migrate, adapt, […]

Fall 2020 Membership Meeting

Bob Chabot Chief Operating Officer and Horticulturalist at Zoo New England (ZNE), which runs the Franklin Park and Stone Zoos. Thursday, November 19th10 am The meeting will be held virtually and we hope many of the members of Zone I will attend. There will be no fee, instead we ask you to donate to the […]

Spring 2020 Membership Meeting, Lecture, and Luncheon – Canceled

Bob Chabot Chief Operating Officer and Horticulturalist at Zoo New England (ZNE), which runs the Franklin Park and Stone Zoos. This event has been canceled and rescheduled for November 19th at The Country Club.Be sure to check back for more details. “IT’S ALL HAPPENING AT THE ZOO’S GARDENS” Did you realize that the term “zoo”—historically […]

Fall 2019 Membership Meeting, Lecture, and Luncheon

Jack Staub Jack is a very popular lecturer and is widely considered to be one of the country’s leading experts on vegetables and vegetable gardening style. Thursday, October 17, 2019The Country Club191 Clyde Street, Brookline, MA 10:00 a.m. | Registration and Coffee 10:30 a.m. | Annual Meeting 11:00 a.m. | Lecture 12:00 a.m. | Luncheon […]

Spring 2019 Membership Meeting, Lecture, and Luncheon

Barbara Erickson CEO The Trustees, council member of the Land Trust Alliance, frequent speaker on topics of community and conservation Thursday, April 25, 2019Brae Burn Country Club326 Fuller Street, West Newton, MA 02465 10:00 a.m. | Registration and Coffee 10:30 a.m. | Welcome, Business Meeting, and Award Presentation 11:00 a.m. | Lecture and Luncheon to […]

Fall 2018 Membership Meeting and Luncheon

Mr. Miguel Rosales President and principal designer of Rosales + Partners Thursday, October 25, 201810:00 a.m.The Country Club191 Clyde StreetBrookline, Massachusetts Mr. Miguel Rosales will be our featured speaker. Mr. Rosales is recognized internationally as an expert on bridge aesthetics and design, and is the president and principal designer of Rosales + Partners. Mr. Rosales […]

Spring 2018 Membership & Business Meeting, Lecture, and Luncheon

Monday, April 9, 2018Brae Burn Country Club326 Fuller StreetWest Newton, Massachusetts 02465 Marta McDowell Marta teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden Consultant for private clients and public gardens Author: All the President’s Gardens Winner of a 2017 American Horticultural Society Book Award (Limited number of books will be available for […]