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February 2018

Seed Libraries of Massachusetts

February 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

Mrs. Loudon and Her Fans 

February 16th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

February 9th, 2018|

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 [...]