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New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods

#3 of 17 things to do in Framingham Features Animals
180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-2636
+1 508-877-7630
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Best Kept Secret in Framingham…not for long

We moved to Framingham over 25 years ago, and fortuitously moved in on a quiet street close to... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2013
Framingham, Massachusetts
Beautiful Gardens

We made arrangements in advance and were taken around with a guide in a cart--my husband is... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2013
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A garden that is made up of 45 acres of wildflowers and native New England plants including some endangered species.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“native plants” (16 reviews)
“new england” (15 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
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180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-2636
+1 508-877-7630
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

We moved to Framingham over 25 years ago, and fortuitously moved in on a quiet street close to Garden in the Woods (aka "New England Wildflower Soc"). We had no idea what it was…but it was nearby and had lots of woods and paths -...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We made arrangements in advance and were taken around with a guide in a cart--my husband is disabled. They were very accommodating! The different gardens were so interesting and beautiful. The walk in the woods' path is a bit narly so I wouldn't recommend it...More

Thank Lynn1818
Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

Great walking trail in the woods. Gives you lots of ideas for your own garden since they are all native plants. You can also purchase plants there.

Thank cac6777
Reviewed 29 August 2013

A wonderful place to spend the afternoon and view the wild flowers. Numerous trails and paths leading to different gardens, herbs shady bogs, sunny, etc. Nice gift shop if you'd like tofind something unique an plants for sale as well.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Delightful place to stroll, either for a short 30 minutes or so on the main path or more if you branch off onto additional paths. The garden has both more landscaped areas and natural woods (although be advised this is not a formal-type garden but...More

Thank oceandreams08
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The plant sale in June is a great place to buy shrubs and native plants. They also offer children's workshops in all year long. My daughter and I did the animal tracker event in the winter which was great. plenty of parking and very easy...More

Thank Constructiontype
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We went in the spring for mother's day... it's the best time to go. Definitely when the Rhododendron's are in bloom... it's beautiful. Enjoy!

Thank CLF7
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Everyone will love the Garden in the Woods - when I took my kids, they had a scavenger hunt for the kids to do, finding turtles, birds, plants, and many more! You will love it

Thank Jake1830
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The best season to visit is in the spring around Mothers' Day when things are bursting into bloom and the tadpoles and frogs and birds are busy, but spring, summer and fall all have their attractions. Summer bring butterflies and cacti gardens are better. There...More

Thank 257Ginnie
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This place is right across from my house. It I wonderful garden with wild plants and vegetation. Great for strolling. Also has a small function room if any one wants to throw a party in the woods. I have done it myself.. Lovely place boasting...More

Thank Rageshree Inkoo M
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What are your hours of business
8 May 2017|
Response from Mark R |
We are open every day from 10am-5pm from mid-April to October 15.
Monica S
Are the trilliums in bloom?
25 April 2017|
Response from Mark R |
Apologies for not seeing your question earlier. We don't monitor TripAdvisor regularly. The trilliums are at their spring peak now and we are celebrating Trillium Week from May 7-May 13.