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Explore the hidden life of trees in 2018

2018-01-19T15:40:04+00:00

NPR photo Tower Hill Botanic Garden encourages everyone to embrace the best-selling book "The Hidden Life of Trees" in 2018.  We’re organizing a year’s worth of activities around this recently-released book, written by German forester and author Peter Wohlleben, which asks provocative questions about earth’s forests. Do trees have families? Do they communicate? Do they remember? Wohlleben combs through recent research and weaves together a case [...]

Explore the hidden life of trees in 2018 2018-01-19T15:40:04+00:00

6 tips for creating a healthier planet in 2018

2018-01-10T15:28:03+00:00

By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff News about climate change - 2017 was particularly hot - can seem daunting, even hopeless at times. What can one person really do to make a difference? A lot, actually. We challenge you to try a new kind of diet in 2018. The Carbon Diet. Much like Weight Watchers, the Carbon [...]

6 tips for creating a healthier planet in 2018 2018-01-10T15:28:03+00:00

Creating a more just, inclusive, and empathetic society, through plants

2018-01-08T17:03:58+00:00

Dear members, As I look through the rearview mirror at 2017, I am both honored and extremely proud of our collective accomplishments at THBG. I am inspired by all of our staff, volunteers, and Board members who step up to the challenges and demonstrate the vital role Tower Hill is playing in creating a [...]

Creating a more just, inclusive, and empathetic society, through plants 2018-01-08T17:03:58+00:00

It takes a village to build a village 

2017-12-06T19:10:37+00:00

(Photo by David Julian) By Ali Kane Tower Hill staff Over the years, Winter Reimagined has become a tradition throughout Central Massachusetts. Families come from far and wide to experience the glittering lights outdoors, festive indoor displays, and spectacular tropical conservatories. While elements like s’mores in the Winter Garden, the Bromeliad Tree, and the milk [...]

It takes a village to build a village  2017-12-06T19:10:37+00:00

This #GivingTuesday help Tower Hill help others

2017-11-28T19:21:11+00:00

DONATE NOW Entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Tower Hill has participated for all previous years and is eagerly participating in its sixth year. Today we ask you to join us for one day of giving - #GivingTuesday. Join the [...]

This #GivingTuesday help Tower Hill help others 2017-11-28T19:21:11+00:00