Fall 2022

Connecticut College is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy community.  Registration is required for all programs. Please email arbor@conncoll.edu to confirm your spot.  

Free Guided Tour: Native Plant Collection
Sunday, September 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This plant collection primarily features trees and shrubs native to eastern North America. 
The tour will meet at the entrance to the Native Plant Collection which is located at approximately 830 Williams Street. Plenty of parking is available on Williams Street.
Free, registration required by Friday before the tour at noon (email arbor@conncoll.edu)


Free Guided Tour: Caroline Black Garden
Sunday, September 11, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 9, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Also known as the secret garden of Connecticut College, this four-acre garden features native and exotic ornamental trees and shrubs arranged in a series of garden rooms and a Japanese inspired water feature.
The tour will meet at the entrance to the Caroline Black Garden which is located across the street from the main entrance of Connecticut College on Route 32/Mohegan Avenue. Parking is available at 4 Winchester Road which is accessed by taking the road to the College Athletic Center and an immediate right onto Winchester Road. Then take a right at the first driveway, which leads to the Vinal Cottage parking lot.
Free, registration required by Friday before the tour at noon (email arbor@conncoll.edu)

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