Lectures, Programs & Travel

WCBG Friends Adult ed class

2014-2015 Horticultural Lectures and Programs for Adults

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NEW! 2014-2015 Program Brochure

Registration form

Questions? Contact WCBG Friends: wcbgfriends@wellesley. edu or 781-283-3094.



The Parks of Washington D.C.
with Maureen Bovet, garden designer and WCBG docent

Delight in the charms of gardens and parks in the Mall, in leafy Georgetown and on the grounds of George washington's beloved Mount Vernon. Maureen's photos and stories will take you on a tour of the green side of the nation's capital.
Wednesday, January 28, 1:30 p.m.
Members Free / Non-Members $10


with Robin Wilkerson, gardener, naturalist, and WCBG volunteer

Join Robin for a look at the plants most familiar to us that we know the least about: weeds. Robin will cover garden-variety, roadside-variety and invasive weeds. Learn their names, their habits, and what they can teach us about our gardens.
Wednesday, February 4, 1:30 p.m.
Members Free / Non-Members $10