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Fine Garden

All though the year there are things to see and explore at this fine garden. In the spring there is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leverett, MA
Mums the word

Visited during the Mum Show and loved it. The color and scent was amazing. Reasonable donation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Holland, Massachusetts
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There are ten different garden types and a greenhouse in this Botanic Garden.
15 College Ln, Northampton, MA 01060-2901
+1 413-585-2740
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All though the year there are things to see and explore at this fine garden. In the spring there is an amazing "bulb show" at which thousands of flowers are on display.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BobHLeverett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during the Mum Show and loved it. The color and scent was amazing. Reasonable donation requested. The non special show areas were interesting too. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

If you're visiting or if you live in the area please take advantage of this great community site. It's peaceful, beautiful you can't go wrong. They have great events but seriously just go!. Fresh air on great grounds plus indoor greenhouses. You don't have to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bex802
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We saw the annual crysthanthamum flower show on a cloudy rainy day. It was still brilliant and worth the effort to see. Fun to vote for the student hybrid competition. A MUST if you are in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This place is so cool, I wish everyone knew about it! An awesome place to visit while you're in town and looking for something fun and different to do!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nbma119
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to walk the grounds at Smith. The greenhouse is a favorite destination all year but the outside gardens are lovely and change with the seasons.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Smith College puts out all the stops for this beautiful flower show. It is definitely worth exploring beyond the flowers though. The botanical variety is remarkable. It is wonderful that children have the opportunity to see in real life what normally is just seen in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank C7S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Thousands of spring bulbs are forced into early bloom for this annual event which takes place during the first two weeks in March in the greenhouses. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinth and other colorful bulbs are woven into parts of the permanent collection and in past years...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank johnatod
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I have been to this botanic garden three times. Once for the bulb show and a walk down the path across College Lane (March) and the other two times this summer (July and August). Each time there has been a difference in the flowers that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Tourists to Northampton might overlook the Smith College Botanic Garden, which serves as both an oasis and teaching facility. Flower beds carefully designed and tended in all seasons. A rock garden at its height in spring but lovely throughout the growing season. And then, when...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Margaret G
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April 15, 2017|
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Response from Barbara W | Reviewed this property |
8:30a.m -4 p.m. daily
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November 5, 2016|
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Response from Travel33871 | Reviewed this property |
I agree - 1-2 hours should be sufficient especially at tis time of year. The outside gardens may not have much to offer.