Tag Archives: NAX 2013

NAX addendum

Top 10 things that did not make it in our garden visit blog posts: 10. The North End, Boston. The Fellows and Ed headed into Boston on Wednesday evening for dinner in the old Italian section of the city. It … Continue reading

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A Coastal Experience

Author: Robert Lyons, Director of the LGP Photography: Lindsey Kerr and Laurie Metzger The last leg of our North American Experience journey took us 3.5 hours north of Boston to the charming town of Boothbay Harbor, Maine.  To get there, … Continue reading

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Mount Auburn Cemetery – NAX day 4

Photography by: Lindsey Kerr In rural countryside outside of Boston, before Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Emerald Necklace system, a new public space opened that had a profound impact on society. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 by the … Continue reading

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A visit to Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Photographs by Laurie Metzger As 9am rolled around on Wednesday, we piled into the van for our third garden visit. Driving away from the morning commuters, we saw city sprawl dwindle to small neighborhoods, neighborhoods become single houses, and finally … Continue reading

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Day 2 of NAX at Garden in the Woods

Photographer:  Josh Darfler On NAX day 2, all LGP second year fellows, chaperone Ed Broadbent and program Director Dr. Lyons went to Garden in the Woods, the operation site of New England Wildflower Society (NEWS), which is located in Framingham, MA. … Continue reading

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Day 1 of NAX at The Arnold Arboretum

  (Photography by: Chunying Ling) We had perfect weather for our first day of NAX at the Arnold Arboretum.  We were greeted upon arrival by Former Fellow and Supervisor of Horticulture, Andrew Gapinski.  A few minutes later we met Michael … Continue reading

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