Smith College is closed today, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, due to inclement weather.

This includes the Botanic Garden.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Red oak tree showing fungus growing at its base

UPDATE: During Spring Break, March 10 - 18, the Smith College Arboretum will be losing two old, beloved, central campus trees.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 to Monday, March 12, 2018

The entire Smith College Campus  will close today, March 7, 2018 at 12:00 noon due to inclement weather.
This includes the Botanic Garden's Lyman Plant House.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Lyman Conservatory in spring

Come and work at one of the best college botanic gardens in the USA!

The Botanic Garden of Smith College is seeking a Conservatory Curator for the plant collections in the Lyman Conservatory.
All inquiries are handled through Smith College Human Resources.

Click HERE for official job posting.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
elm tree surrounded by construction

An American elm tree between Washburn House and Neilson Library will be removed this week as part of the Neilson Library construction project.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017

Due to the continuing clean-up from yesterday's storm, Smith College, including the Botanic Garden, will open a 11:00 am today, Wednesday, March 15

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

On Sunday November 18th, College Lane will be closed from 10:30am to 11:30am for the Girls On The Run 5k race.

Sunday, November 18, 2018
East view of the planned renovation of Neilson Library

Campus visitors, please be aware:

The first major concrete pour for the Neilson Library project has been scheduled for 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday July 18. 

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Construction prep will begin Monday, August 21st on the west side of Neilson Library and all sides of Alumnae Gym including the removal of some large, but replaceable trees.

Monday, August 21, 2017

October snowstorms can be devestating to deciduous trees especially when they haven't dropped all their leaves yet.

Thursday, October 27, 2016