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Draft master plan for Elm Bank up for discussion

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society will hold a meeting with Elm Bank Reservation users and neighbors to discuss a draft master plan.

The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Hunnewell Building at The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St., Wellesley.

The draft plan includes potential changes to the landscape of the Elm Bank Reservation, including the property’s road and parking lots, Mass Hort said in a statement.


Maps of the project and other information will be on display, the statement said. Consultants and staff also will be available to answer questions.

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“Interested parties are welcome to attend and ask questions and provide feedback,” the statement said. “The Master Plan builds on the unique combination of formal gardens, agricultural plots, natural areas, greenhouses and interactive ‘hands-on’ programs at ... The Gardens at Elm Bank, to deliver their mission well into the 21st century.”

For more information and to register for the meeting, visit

John Hilliard can be reached