On Thursday, Oct. 3, Massachusetts Horticultural Society and botanist/author Judith Sumner will present the story of how history and horticulture came together in World War II — “Plants Go to War.”

When the history of World War II is told, probably one of the last things we hear about is the important role plants played in winning the war. Plants provided food, drugs, timber, rubber and canvas, and were critical to military survival tactics.

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Massachusetts Horticultural Society and botanist/author Judith Sumner will present the story of how history and horticulture came together in World War II — “Plants Go to War.”

The program runs from 6-8:30 p.m. The cost of the program is $30 for Massachusetts Horticultural Society members and $45 for nonmembers.

For additional information and to register, visit https://masshort.org/upcoming-classes/