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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

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is focused on improving entry experience

2018-05-24T21:35:43+00:00

Cars entering during the winter. Visitation at public gardens is up across the United States, and here at Tower Hill Botanic Garden we are grateful so many people are excited about getting closer to nature and plants. At our 30-year-old botanic garden in Boylston, Mass., we’ve seen admission grow from about 80,000 [...]

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is focused on improving entry experience 2018-05-24T21:35:43+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

Veterans and military personnel enter Tower Hill for free on Veterans Day

2017-11-09T17:00:12+00:00

Tower Hill Botanic Garden CEO Grace Elton is pleased to announce that veterans and military personnel will receive free admission this Veterans Day. A valid military ID grants entry to the 132 acre property located in Boylston, just 10 miles from downtown Worcester, on Saturday, Nov. 11. In addition, up to five family members will receive 20 percent off their entry fee. [...]

Veterans and military personnel enter Tower Hill for free on Veterans Day 2017-11-09T17:00:12+00:00