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How to Make Upcycled Tin Can Planters


Marissa Gallant & Suzanne Hauerstein  Tower Hill Staff  Did you know the average person throws away four pounds of trash each day? The next time you go to put something in your trash bin, think about how else it might be used and look at with a fresh pair of eyes. Sometimes all you [...]

How to Make Upcycled Tin Can Planters2020-06-01T21:58:18+00:00

8 Tips for Hiking with Kids


Image source: Pixabay Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager Nature provides us a sanctuary, a place where we can relax, recharge, and find peace, wonder, and inspiration. Now more than ever it’s important to take advantage of all that nature has to offer. As you take to the trails less traveled, be sure [...]

8 Tips for Hiking with Kids2020-05-01T17:49:08+00:00

Sensational Sensory Bins


Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager As a world of imagination and discovery in a box, sensory bins are the perfect way to keep your young friends, learning, tinkering, experimenting, and most importantly, entertained. The best part is you can make your own unique sensory bin with items you already have at home. Scour your [...]

Sensational Sensory Bins2020-05-01T15:50:34+00:00

Letter to Members April 27, 2020


Dear Members, Tower Hill is alive and bursting with color. Spring has certainly arrived at the Garden. I hope you are able to enjoy your own brightly blooming trees and plants from your home garden. The essential horticulture staff members are busy planting and tending to the gardens at Tower Hill. We are excited [...]

Letter to Members April 27, 20202020-04-27T18:06:18+00:00

DIY Playdough


Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager If you have preschool age children at home, chances are you go through a lot of playdough. Next time you find yourself out of your favorite colored dough, save some money, reduce your waste, skip the store, and try this simple no bake playdough recipe. Playdough provides many creative [...]

DIY Playdough2020-04-23T18:09:48+00:00

How to Create a Non-Living Terrarium


Marissa Gallant & Suzanne Hauerstein Tower Hill Staff Do you love houseplants but don’t have the space? Do you seem to turn all your greenery to brown? Try this no fail craft for adding a bit of horticulture to your home. A traditional terrarium serves to create a miniature ecosystem in a glass structure, [...]

How to Create a Non-Living Terrarium2020-04-22T17:28:47+00:00