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Extended Hours for Nightscape Ticketholders

Gardens: 9:00 am–11:00 pm

Optimal viewing for Nightscape
begins at 9:00 pm

Nightscape is SOLD OUT for this evening 

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Summer Spectacular

Explore the Season


This stunning outdoor Garden features aquatic plants from all over the world.
Waterlily Display


Want to join the movement for sustainable gardening in your own space?
Green Roof Plants Class

Performing Arts

We've booked a lot of exciting acts for our 2015-2016 season.
Performance Series

From the Blog

August 27, 2015

Gardens On Trial—You Be the Judge

This summer, Longwood Gardens is doing something new with our Trial Garden. We have always put the voting power in the hands of our guests, asking them to cast a ballot for their favorite plants. But this year, our guests will vote for combinations of plants, judging a friendly competition among staff members over who created the most beautiful garden beds. Teams and individuals entered the competition this spring, creating 26 unique plots for your viewing pleasure. Each garden uses anywhere from three to eight plants that were selected from a list of over 160 species and cultivars—many of which are tried-and-true Longwood favorites, but some of which are new to Longwood. Some designers took creative inspiration from their favorite genera, while others played with varying color themes or were inspired by travels to distant lands.

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