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Address: 15 College Lane, Northampton, MA
Phone Number: 413-585-2740
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Activities: Hiking
Description: There are ten different garden types and a greenhouse in this Botanic...
There are ten different garden types and a greenhouse in this Botanic Garden.
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Great for a stroll.

Its a nice little collection of outdoor gardens, greenhouses, etc. on Smith College campus. You don't need to be a student to go and have a looksey. There's a wide variety of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Its a nice little collection of outdoor gardens, greenhouses, etc. on Smith College campus. You don't need to be a student to go and have a looksey. There's a wide variety of plants. Go and take a stroll!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place is a fantastic respite from a snowy winter especially during the annual bulb show. The colors and smells are a welcome change and reminds me what is soon to come. You may want to go during the week to avoid the crowds. Entrance is free but donations are appreciated.

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Avon, CT
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9 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I've come here a couple times with my wife in late winter when the snow and ice just won't release its grip. This year is the worst, lol. Just went there for a respite yesterday on the last day of the bulb show. It was pretty crowded, which is frustrating, but the bulb area was really lovely and the rest... More 

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Boston, MA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just the thing to soothe the soul of a long winter chill ... beautiful flowers, trees in every room and a moist and jungle feeling ... lots to see and lots to learn

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Really wide variety of botanicals. Smith College is pretty campus also to visit. So like to have this botanical garden nearby to visit.

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Westbrook
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28 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The bulb show is on at Smith College Botanic Garden and it dazzles. There are thousands of tulips, hyacinth, daffodils, camellias and orchids adding color and the intoxicating scent of growing fragrant flowers to bleak winter. Ah what a joy to be surrounded by petals of all hues of blue, pink, purple, yellow . One does have to exit into... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What an oasis in the middle of an ice storm...most definitely will be back again and again!!! Loved it. Well done!!

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Western MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Remarkable collection of plants in a series of greenhouses on Smith's Campus. Yearly Tulip and Chrysanthemum Shows in Spring and Fall are amazing and worth a trip.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went there to visit the flower show in the greenhouse and it was totally worth it, liked every part of it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Spring Blub show is worth a drive to Northampton...just the smells and bells of the flowers make it an experience you'll remember, and want to come back again and again. Smith does a fine job of treating visitors to well planned gardens, and the greenhouse is really spectacular. Usually free but the Blub Show does have a small donation cost...

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