A Grove of Urban Trees: Preserving Hadwen Arboretum in Worcester 

2019-11-27T17:55:42+00:00

By Ruth Seward   Sitting in the middle of an environmental justice neighborhood, the 26.7 acres of Hadwen Arboretum in Worcester, offers refuges from the dense urban environment that surrounds it. There over 42 tree specimens remaining from the original trees planted by Obadiah Hadwen. Many of these trees stand over 60 feet tall, creating a majestic canopy that is awe inspiring to those who hike on the woodland paths of this [...]

A Grove of Urban Trees: Preserving Hadwen Arboretum in Worcester 2019-11-27T17:55:42+00:00

You can make a difference by supporting Tower Hill’s fall appeal

2019-11-26T17:50:09+00:00

Donate Now   As a member of the Tower Hill Botanic Garden community, you know more than any how the Garden brings people together.  Every day of the year, visitors of all ages come to Tower Hill to learn, celebrate, relax, and explore with us.  In the spring and fall, we welcome busloads of students to participate in [...]

You can make a difference by supporting Tower Hill’s fall appeal2019-11-26T17:50:09+00:00

Area museums offer free admission to Tower Hill members in January

2019-12-04T19:33:12+00:00

While Tower Hill Botanic Garden is closed to the public for maintenance in January, members will have the opportunity to visit an array of area museums free of charge. The Ecotarium, Worcester Historical Museum, Discovery Museum, Old Sturbridge Village, Fitchburg Art Museum, and Museum of Russian Icons will welcome for free admission any card-holding members [...]

Area museums offer free admission to Tower Hill members in January2019-12-04T19:33:12+00:00

Founding Director John Trexler Leaves Lasting Legacy

2019-11-21T19:09:03+00:00

We are saddened to share that our founding director John Trexler passed away over the weekend. John was a force of nature whose wisdom, diligence, and expertise will continue to connect people and plants for generations to come. We will miss him dearly and are forever grateful for his devotion to Tower Hill Botanic [...]

Founding Director John Trexler Leaves Lasting Legacy2019-11-21T19:09:03+00:00

Caretakers for Community Trees: Massachusetts Tree Wardens 

2019-11-19T16:22:09+00:00

By Derek Lirange  Did you know that if you live in Massachusetts, you have a Tree Warden? As you might be able to guess from the name, a Tree Warden is someone who cares for trees, who sees to their protection and well-being, specifically trees on public roads. By law every city and town in [...]

Caretakers for Community Trees: Massachusetts Tree Wardens 2019-11-19T16:22:09+00:00

Street Tree Pruning: Stewards in the Streets 

2019-11-15T21:07:22+00:00

By Ruth Seward  I am never enthused to wake up early on a cold wintery Saturday morning. The thought of participating in a long outdoor morning event, makes me even less inclined to jump out of bed and get dressed. But I do. I head out the door, armed with coffee and tea for [...]

Street Tree Pruning: Stewards in the Streets 2019-11-15T21:07:22+00:00