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Smith College Botanic Garden

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Address: 15 College Lane, Northampton, MA
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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 place to check out particularly in the nice weather. Lots to see, easy to get in and out while checking out the Smith campus.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to check out particularly in the nice weather. Lots to see, easy to get in and out while checking out the Smith campus.

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Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

This is a magical place in the heart of Downtown Northampton, Massachusetts. No matter the time of year this special indoor garden space is sure to please.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Everyone should get over to Smith College Botanic Garden and enjoy all the spectacular colors, sizes and shapes of the chrysanthemums. It will certainly reset your spirits!

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Smith College botanical garden and the Spring Flower Show before, but today we visited the greenhouse filled with gorgeous crysanthamums. Walls of color, beautiful varieties, and overall a well done display. Most of the flowers were at peak bloom.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This quirky greenhouse and garden is well worth a stop if you are in Northampton. The greenhouse rooms go on and on, and the sheer quantity of plants is astounding. Children (and adults) will be delighted at the unusual specimens.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This place is a delight to the eye. It is a great place to visit through the seasons. In November they offer the Fall Chrysanthemum Show which I understand gives one a new meaning to both autumn and chrysanthemums. Can't wait to go back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Every year The Spring Bulb Show dazzles with brightly colored and aromatic flowers. A must see to shake of winter.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

First of all, the entire Smith College campus is one large, living garden and arboretum in itself. Laid out over a hundred years earlier, according to an Olmsted plan, it is filled with gigantic specimens of native and exotic tree. There a quite a few enormous and majestic American Elm trees that have been spared from Dutch Elm disease. What... More 

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Hadley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

I'm a frequent visitor. I love going at odd times like a Tuesday morning to enjoy peace and quiet and contemplate the only cacao and coffee trees I know of in Massachusetts. The spring Bulb Show and fall Mum show are always a treat for the eyes and nose, but it can be as crowded as a NYC subway car... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The campus had a very welcoming feel. The flowers were blooming it was lovely. I look forward to visiting in the fall.

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