Photo from Simple Most dot com By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff What do you get when you cross a plant lover and a superhero fan? A deep discussion over the resurrection of one of the most beloved characters in the Guardians Of the Galaxy blockbusters. We at Tower Hill love when [...]
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A rendering of the new entry experience at Tower Hill by Stephen Stimson Associates. The Boston Society of Landscape Architects has awarded Stephen Stimson Associates with a 2018 Honor Award for Analysis and Planning for the development of a Master Plan for Tower Hill Botanic Garden. The Master Plan is a 30 year vision for Tower [...]
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Mass Cultural Council Executive Director Anita Walker at Tower Hill. Tower Hill Botanic Garden is pleased to announce it has received a Cultural Facilities Fund Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The $92,000 grant will be used for hardscape improvements and pergola repairs at Tower Hill. "These repairs [...]
Have you ever wondered how Tower Hill is able to sell thousands of homegrown plants at its annual Plant Sale? It all starts in March with a well thought-out plan. Our gardeners and horticulturists sow seeds in waves throughout the spring, starting with the coolest season varieties like lettuce and Swiss chard and later peppers [...]
You may have heard that Tower Hill Botanic Garden is growing. We have more annual visitors, more members than ever before, more program participants, more social media followers, and more daffodils in our field of gold than ever before. We're also growing geographically. Founded on 132 acres in 1986 on a drumlin overlooking [...]
By Robert Burgess Do you have to be an expert to grow your own fruit? No, was the answer I learned during an Introduction to Home Orcharding class I took at Tower Hill Botanic Garden several years ago (and that is being held again on April 14, 2018). Robert's homegrown pears. My [...]