Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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United States of America - MA - Wellesley

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Massachusetts Horticultural Society
900 Washington Street
Wellesley
MA 02482 United States of America

Telephone: 6179334900
Fax:
URL: https://www.masshort.org/
Primary Email: kdaubmann@masshort.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: James Hearsum
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1829
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 42.276038
    Longitude: -71.3045411
    Annual Rainfall: 615 mm
    Altitude: 50.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: The Garden at Elm Bank
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 30000
    Number of Volunteers: 200

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes