Just for Members
Member Insider Tour: Explore the Southern Property
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Take an early morning hike out to the 128 acre southern portion of the CMBG property including the Nowell Homestead. This piece of property will play an essential role in the Gardens future growth. See where some of the first elements of the Master Plan will reside includes the new Visitor’s Center, Conservatory, Horticulture and Propagation Facility and visit the remains of the turn-of-the-century saltwater farmstead. If you venture out on this tour be prepared for hiking on unmaintained trails and through some difficult terrain.
Member Insider Tour: Medicinal Plants at CMBG
Monday, June 15, 2015
Just in time for our 2015 theme: Myth, Magic and Medicine of Plants, enjoy an hour long tour highlighting plants with healing powers at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Did you know that over 25 percent of our modern drugs derive from plants, but less than two percent of all plants have been tested for medical applications? Embark upon an early morning walk with our resident medicinal plant expert and staff horticulturist Jen Dunlap.
Member Insider Tour: The Garden Inspired by Art
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Gain insider insight on our new collaboration with Portland, Maine based home furnishings designer, Angela Adams. Delight in a morning walk with our Director of Horticulture, Rodney Eason, during which he’ll examine how Angela’s nature inspired designs influenced the plans for two new garden installations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.
Member Insider Tour: Riding with the Green Fleet
Monday, August 10, 2015
Through the generosity of the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust this year the CMBG horticulture staff will be getting around campus on some new wheels – bikes! In this special opportunity you’ll get to hear about our Horticulture Fleet Vehicle Enhancements and have the opportunity to navigate around the Great Lawn on one of our new additions.