2023 Spring Meeting & Luncheon

Join author Nola Anderson (who has never gardened a day in her life) as she recounts her three decade personal story of restoring The Chimneys, a 28-acre estate in Manchester-by-the-Sea, featuring the original Italianate gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. between 1903 and 1914. Location: The Country Club Time: 10:00 AM Registration and Coffee […]

2022 Annual Fall Membership Meeting with Lecture and Luncheon

The Importance of Conserving Plant Diversity in New England Guest Speaker: Michael Piantedosi Location: The Country Club Time: Thursday, November 10 | 10:00 AM Reception | 10:30 AM Lecture | 11:30 AM Lunch Cost of Program: $30 Cost of Lunch: $35 Tickets will be sold through EventBrite only. As Director of Conservation, Michael Piantedosi leads […]

2022 Spring Program and Luncheon

“Come Together and Be Seen” Learning through Olmsted’s Bicentennial How Parks Can Connect and Heal Us NOW Location: Franklin Park Zoo Time: Monday, April 25 | 9:30 AM Coffee and Registration | Meeting begins at 10:00 AM Parking: Near the Zoo’s Giraffe Entrance: 1 Pierpont Rd, Boston 02121 (Golf carts will be provided for those […]

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 – 11:30 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? […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]