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Adult Programs

Field Identification of Native Trees and Shrubs

Join us for a casual walk through the gardens and back garden areas to become familiar with Fernwood’s native trees and shrubs by their field characteristics.

$12 (Members $10)
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Register by June 9.  

From Mints to Milkweeds – Midsummer’s Flowers

Enjoy an afternoon walk with a horticulturist through Fernwood’s gardens and natural areas in search of mints, milkweeds, and other midsummer flowers as you learn the field characteristics of important plant families. Bring a field guide and hand lens if you have one.

$12 (Members $10)
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Register by July 7.

Macramé Plant Holder

Learn the basics of macramé and create a plant holder for your home. Using rope, cord, leather, or even an old T-shirt, we’ll create a unique piece of art to display your favorite plant. A supply list is provided upon registration.

$15 (Members $12)
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Register by July 26.

Pressing Plants for Study and Enjoyment

A collection of pressed plant specimens is called an herbarium. Traditionally, herbarium specimens provide an important record of what grew where over time. Keeping a personal herbarium can be a helpful tool in developing a personal connection and familiarity with the natural world. Here we provide some practical tips for creating your own collection of pressed plants.

$12 (Members $10)
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Register by August 4.

Got Water?
In an effort to reduce the plastic at Fernwood and in the landfills, as you head to Fernwood on a day hike or bus tour, we encourage you to bring your own refillable water vessel. Fernwood thanks you, and the environment will thank you too