Tower Hill leader looks forward to spring activities

2018-03-05T15:31:30+00:00

Jessica Pederson, Tower Hill Botanic Garden's director of Education and Audience Engagement, is pleased to announce a robust lineup of spring activities at the Boylston-based nonprofit. Jessica Pederson Pederson, who was hired by Tower Hill in 2017, works with staff, members, and volunteers to create a diverse range of programming, including exhibitions, interpretation, [...]

Tower Hill leader looks forward to spring activities 2018-03-05T15:31:30+00:00

Farmer and the Fork offers a new dining experience at Tower Hill

2018-04-13T15:46:51+00:00

Tower Hill Botanic Garden CEO Grace Elton is pleased to announce that Twigs Cafe is now Farmer and the Fork. Peppers Artful Events, a 30-year-old Northborough-based business specializing in fine catering throughout Central Massachusetts, is managing the dining experience at Tower Hill. Elton, along with Tower Hill leadership, spent much of last year assessing the potential of [...]

Farmer and the Fork offers a new dining experience at Tower Hill 2018-04-13T15:46:51+00:00

Seed Libraries of Massachusetts

2018-03-09T15:36:37+00:00

Berkshire Eagle photo What is a seed library? Each seed library has different rules and guidelines. But typically a library member can look through an assortment of seed packets, select the varieties he or she likes, and take them home to plant. Some seed libraries ask that you collect the seeds your [...]

Seed Libraries of Massachusetts 2018-03-09T15:36:37+00:00

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