Story Time Video: All About Fairies, Gnomes, & Elves

2020-04-08T19:04:17+00:00

By Marissa Gallant  THBG Youth Education Manager Creating magical worlds is a great way to foster your child’s sense of wonder and creativity. Building Fairy Houses stimulates your child in many ways by creating, observing, collecting, exercising, and  communicating, all while appreciating and exploring the natural world. The world outdoors is full of enchantment [...]

Story Time Video: All About Fairies, Gnomes, & Elves2020-04-08T19:04:17+00:00

5 ½ Reasons to Start Your Own Vegetable Garden

2020-03-31T18:36:50+00:00

This is the Vegetable Garden during the summer at Tower Hill. By Robert Burgess THBG Senior Communications Manager Gardening, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. 1) It's good for your mental health. Gardening can be a therapeutic activity. Pulling weeds, pruning plants, and setting seedlings can even feel [...]

5 ½ Reasons to Start Your Own Vegetable Garden2020-03-31T18:36:50+00:00

How to Make Leaf Art Printings

2020-03-30T15:06:03+00:00

By Marissa Gallant and Suzanne Hauerstein Tower Hill Staff Whether we are 9 or 90, the natural world awakens our artistic side and inspires us to create, build, and innovate. In nature, we can imagine, take risks, overcome fears, make new friends, and challenge ourselves. Art and nature are closely tied and many artists [...]

How to Make Leaf Art Printings2020-03-30T15:06:03+00:00

Virtual Tour of What’s in Bloom in Early Spring

2020-03-28T21:46:08+00:00

Join senior communications manager Robert Burgess on a virtual tour of what's in bloom at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in late March. While our property is closed (click here for the latest on our response to the coronavirus threat), we hope you are inspired by the signs of spring to go outside and investigate what's [...]

Virtual Tour of What’s in Bloom in Early Spring2020-03-28T21:46:08+00:00

7 Tips to Starting Your First Vegetable Garden

2020-05-12T18:06:00+00:00

By Robert Burgess THBG Senior Communications Manager So you want to plant a garden. Maybe you're a first timer or maybe you're returning to a hobby you've been away from for awhile. There are literally libraries - including our Library at Tower Hill Botanic Garden - full of information on how to garden. There [...]

7 Tips to Starting Your First Vegetable Garden2020-05-12T18:06:00+00:00

5 DIY Tips for Seed Starting

2020-04-01T13:10:45+00:00

By Robert Burgess THBG Senior Communications Manager I was going to write about how to start seeds at home and I quickly realized that information would be the length of a book and in fact many excellent books have been written on the topic by people far more qualified that me. So instead I [...]

5 DIY Tips for Seed Starting2020-04-01T13:10:45+00:00