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
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