Places To Visit

Within Lexington

Munroe Tavern native plant garden (1332 Massachusetts Avenue), maintained by The Lexington Field and Garden Club. Plants are labeled. Access easiest from the turnoff on Tavern Lane.

Out of Town

Garden in the Woods (180 Hemenway Road, Framingham) is the home of the Native Plant Trust. This 45-acre property hosts a variety of habitats and a plant collection that showcases New England native plants with complementary specimens from across the country. Its garden shop offers native plants for sale.

Tower Hill Botanical Garden (11 French Drive, Boylston) This 171-acre property of the Worcester County Horticultural Society boasts many different types of gardens, including some featuring native plants and designed to attract wildlife, and lovely walking trails.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME) Botanical & Horticultural Research Gardens and Herbarium.