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Winter Wreath Workshop

Here is a festive activity to do with a friend or family member on the day after Thanksgiving. Join Avant Gardens’ Katherine Tracey for a relaxing and creative afternoon and make a beautiful winter wreath using fresh cut unusual evergreens from our nursery and gardens. Light refreshments will be served. Limited class size, so don’t wait too long to sign up.

Date: Nov. 25th 1-3 pm.

sign up here


Want to make a Day of Your Visit?

If you are coming a distance, why not plan to spend a day in the history-rich New Bedford area. Here are a few suggestions to check out: Haskell Public Garden is 10 minutes away, and you may catch the earliest bulbs popping up. Once the nursery home and gardens of our old friend Allen Haskell, it is now a lovely public garden open year round and there is no entrance fee!

The Acushnet River Antique Center is a regular haunt…we find some pretty cool garden artifacts here.

Historic downtown New Bedford is home to the impressive Whaling Museum, plus some great little shops and restaurants. Check out The Drawing Room , which features unique gifts, wine and local art. Our restaurant go to’s are The Black Whale on the waterfront, Union Flats , DNB Burgers  and The Pour Farm Tavern to name a few.

If you want to get in a nice brisk hike, Fort Taber at the city’s southernmost tip, offers walks with views of Buzzards Bay. Nearby are 2 eating establishments Cisco Brewery and The Dough Company .

Check establishments websites for current hours.


Late Fall Visiting Hours by appointment
Watch for our Open Holiday Hours in Dec.
(508) 998.8819
710 High Hill Rd. Dartmouth MA 02747