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Wonders of Nature: Over in the Meadow


Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager A habitat is a place where a plant or an animal lives and is able to meet its basic needs. Habitats come in all shapes and sizes – from rainforests, to deserts, but often overlooked are meadow habitats. At first sight, a meadow may appear to be just a [...]

Wonders of Nature: Over in the Meadow2020-07-14T19:37:14+00:00

Teen Nature Photography Challenge


Peonies in the Lawn Garden, photo © J S McElvery Hannah Brier & Marissa Gallant Tower Hill Staff  This summer Tower Hill Botanic Garden challenges you to connect with nature in its many forms and embrace your inner artist. Our teen photography challenge is open to everyone ages 13 to 18. Check out our [...]

Teen Nature Photography Challenge2020-07-20T20:03:22+00:00

DIY Plant Press


Suzanne Hauerstein & Marissa Gallant Tower Hill Staff  Spring and summer bring new growth and along with it a variety of plant life to explore. Grab a field guide and head outside to identify some of your favorite backyard plants, wildflowers, and trees and get some inspiration for bringing a bit of nature indoors [...]

DIY Plant Press2020-06-16T19:33:23+00:00

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