Limiting the damage of Gypsy moth caterpillars

2017-05-30T17:08:54+00:00

By Robert Burgess Tower Hill Staff The Gypsy moth caterpillars are returning. What's a homeowner to do? My hometown of Hudson, Mass., was largely spared last year, not among the roughly 350,000 acres in the Bay State to face the invasive caterpillars’ wrath. But this year might be different. This spring, I've noticed baby Gypsy moth [...]

Limiting the damage of Gypsy moth caterpillars 2017-05-30T17:08:54+00:00

How Tower Hill plants a vertical garden wall

2017-08-02T14:25:26+00:00

The Court: A Garden Within Reach, which opened in 2016, is a universally accessible space for for finding peace, beauty, and education through horticulture. Each spring staff and volunteers come together to plant flowers, herbs, and vegetables in the space's planters that represent solutions for mobility-challenged gardeners. The garden, which furthers Tower Hill's goal of [...]

How Tower Hill plants a vertical garden wall 2017-08-02T14:25:26+00:00

Veterans and active military are free on Memorial Day at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

2017-05-21T14:10:38+00:00

Photo by @elpacador via Instagram Tower Hill Botanic Garden CEO Grace Elton is pleased to announce that veterans and military personnel will receive free admission this Memorial Day. A valid military ID grants entry to the 132 acre property located in Boylston, just 10 miles from downtown Worcester, on Monday, May 29. Up to five family members will [...]

Veterans and active military are free on Memorial Day at Tower Hill Botanic Garden 2017-05-21T14:10:38+00:00

Tips for visiting on Mother’s Day Weekend

2017-05-09T22:24:15+00:00

We wanted to take a moment and thank all who have visited this spring for your patience as we experience a greater than expected interest in this season's blooms. While increasing visitation is good news for Tower Hill's long-term vitality, we understand how surprising and disappointing it can be to arrive on a sunny day [...]

Tips for visiting on Mother’s Day Weekend 2017-05-09T22:24:15+00:00

Share your exhibition stories with us

2017-05-01T17:44:01+00:00

Recently, a longtime Worcester County Horticultural Society (WCHS) member, now retired and living in Arizona, stopped by the Tower Hill Library. He was wondering if we'd be interested in some of his photographs and memorabilia from his days exhibiting flowers and vegetables at 30 Elm Street, our headquarters from 1928-1986. We're always interested in adding to [...]

Share your exhibition stories with us 2017-05-01T17:44:01+00:00