The Nancy Moss Fine Native Azalea Garden is located in the Native Plant Collection. This garden was established in 1978 with funding from the family as a memorial to Nancy Moss Fine (1929-1965). The Fine Native Azalea Garden includes seventy-nine deciduous Rhododendron shrubs. Fifteen are species and three are selections of natural hybrids. There are a total of eighteen taxa represented.
Annual Friends Celebration: Azalea Garden Walk and Reception
Thursday, May 24, 4 to 6 p.m.
Meet at the Arboretum entrance on Williams Street
Established 40 years ago, the Nancy Moss Fine Azalea Garden displays 18 different types indigenous to eastern North America. At least one species can be found in bloom from late April through mid-August. This tour coincides with what we anticipate to be peak bloom time, so you are sure to experience the variety of fragrance and color.
Free for members and volunteers, registration required.
Each year the New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (NEC-ISA) brings together some of the most skilled climbers in the industry. Five climbing events measure professional tree climbers abilities; tours of Native Plant Collection and a Kids Tree Climb ($10 suggested donation per child) and other activities.