Mrs. Loudon and Her Fans 

2018-02-16T21:49:39+00:00

By Kathy Bell Jane Loudon image courtesy of Wikipedia The richness of our collections is often revealed in our library's exhibits, and one of our current displays shows that particularly well.  "As Little Trouble as Possible": Jane Loudon, Botanical Artist introduces a 19th century woman whose life might well be considered remarkable in any field, and in any century. Images from The Ladies [...]

Mrs. Loudon and Her Fans  2018-02-16T21:49:39+00:00

Plants take center stage at National Portrait Gallery unveiling

2018-02-13T21:01:30+00:00

Getty images photo Putting politics aside, it was a wonderful surprise to see plants take center stage at the unveiling of the 44th president's official portrait this week. All of a sudden social media was awash with guesses as to which kind of plants were painted behind the sitting president and why they [...]

Plants take center stage at National Portrait Gallery unveiling 2018-02-13T21:01:30+00:00

What is the Tower Hill Botanic Garden annual meeting all about?

2018-02-09T17:00:15+00:00

By Ali Kane Tower Hill staff When you attend the Annual Meeting of the Worcester County Horticultural Society, the parent organization of Tower Hill Botanic Garden, you are participating in a tradition that is more than 175 years old.  When the Worcester County Horticultural Society was formally incorporated in the 1840s, it welcomed any member [...]

What is the Tower Hill Botanic Garden annual meeting all about? 2018-02-09T17:00:15+00:00