By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff If you've visited Tower Hill Botanic Garden before, you know it is a must-see New England destination. But did you know that Tower Hill is much more than a pretty place? Staff, volunteers, and members work year-round to help improve the lives of as many people as [...]
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is offering visitors a chance to hear from and meet a series of authors sure to excite any bookworm this October. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot before the event sells out. Keep in mind these titles and more are often available at the Tower Hill Library [...]
Plant growing on the ram's head fountain in the Secret Garden. By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff Some of my favorite plants are those that show an unexpected ability to thrive in unkind places. Maybe it's because these plants are metaphors for life. They show a kind of resiliency that all of us will [...]
Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff One thing about gardeners, they are keen observers of nature. The more you garden, the more in tune you seem to become to the earth's cycles, patterns, and connections. I've only been gardening since about 2008, so there is still so much for me to learn, including that a [...]
The Vegetable Garden at Tower Hill. By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff Tower Hill Botanic Garden places inclusivity among its core values. That means visitors of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds should have access to the grounds and facilities, including the nonprofit's extensive educational opportunities and award-winning gardens. To help [...]
By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff Rain and gardeners have a tricky relationship. Too much or too little precipitation can spell difficulty in the garden. Beachgoers have seen plenty of blue skies this summer, while gardeners and farmers wouldn't mind a soaking rain or two each week. After a rainy and cool spring that [...]