Special Places

As a Trustees member, you’ll receive our award-winning magazine, Special Places, published quarterly. Inside every issue you’ll find compelling articles and beautiful photography that connect you to The Trustees, to the places you love, and to conservation issues across Massachusetts. You’ll also find our extensive listings of events and volunteer opportunities near you.

Spring 2007

Seeds of Inspiration
We asked growers from The Food Project, Gaining Ground, and Boston’s Symphony Road Community Garden, among others, what they are planting this spring. Their plans are as varied as the land they till. Still, they have one thing in common: they’re sowing inspiration for the rest of us along with their seeds.

A Touch of Nonsense
Over thirty years, Miss Mabel Choate and her 'Horticultural Mentor,' Fletcher Steele, worked in the gardens at Naumkeag. Together they created a series of whimsical landscapes that are icons of American garden design.

Divide and Conquer
Conservation challenges and opportunities bring new focus to The Trustees’ work in the Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires. There's a new map, too.

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