About Robert Burgess

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Robert Burgess has created 264 blog entries.

We Must Do Better. Because Black Lives Matter.


Dear Tower Hill Community, Black lives matter. We are heartbroken and horrified by the injustice, discrimination, and racism that exists across our country, that has taken Black lives and harmed Black lives for generations. We kneel and stand and weep in solidarity with protesters, with the grieving, with those in despair who are running [...]

We Must Do Better. Because Black Lives Matter.2020-06-03T00:40:00+00:00

Night Lights 2020 Is Canceled


We are sorry to announce that Night Lights 2020 is canceled. We are very disappointed, as we imagine many of you will be, but this is the best decision for Tower Hill’s community of visitors, staff, and friends. Night Lights is Tower Hill’s largest annual fundraiser accounting for nearly a fifth of our annual [...]

Night Lights 2020 Is Canceled2020-05-29T02:03:29+00:00

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Announces Plans to Reopen


BOYLSTON — Tower Hill Botanic Garden CEO Grace Elton has announced that the nonprofit organization plans to re-open its outdoor gardens on June 8 on a limited basis to visitors who pre-purchase entry tickets. Tower Hill, located in Boylston, Mass., has been closed to the public since March 16 because of the stay at home [...]

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Announces Plans to Reopen2020-05-22T14:17:52+00:00

A Message to Members from CEO Grace Elton


Dear members, I can’t express enough how much your sustained interest and support in Tower Hill Botanic Garden means to the staff, trustees, and organization as a whole. I hope you are finding opportunities to connect with plants and nature and taking advantage of the wide collection of online educational resources our staff has [...]

A Message to Members from CEO Grace Elton2020-05-18T17:52:05+00:00

Webinar: How to Grow Ferns in Your Garden


Join horticulturalist Leslie Duthie to learn all about ferns and how to use them in your garden. Leslie includes fern terminology and key characteristics and talks about uses in garden design for many fern species.

Webinar: How to Grow Ferns in Your Garden2020-05-14T14:47:24+00:00