a picture of the greenhouses from the outside with a fence and flowers in the foreground

Lyman Plant House and Conservatory will be closed Wednesday, May 18, 2022 for a staff retreat.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 to Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Annual Tree Removals to Begin in December

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 to Thursday, December 31, 2020

Closure of Lyman Plant House 2020/21

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 to Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor in Horticulture for academic year 2019-2020. We seek to appoint an individual to teach two lecture courses (one course each semester) in horticulture. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2019.

Monday, April 1, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

The Lyman Plant House & Conservatory will be closed Sunday, January 20, 2019 due to the weather.

Friday, January 18, 2019 to Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wednesday, January 23 from 7 am to 4 pm, upper College Lane (Elm St. to Green St.) will be closed.

Monday, January 14, 2019 to Wednesday, January 23, 2019

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of invasive species and maintain a healthy arboretum, a row of young trees near Comstock House will

Thursday, December 20, 2018 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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