January 2020

Tower Hill’s green thumb extends to Worcester neighborhoods

January 21st, 2020|

Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s Outreach Department constructs and cares for several green spaces in the city of Worcester. Through our Tree Stewards Program, we also assist with garden care & training throughout Worcester County. The projects we coordinate help educate volunteers from all walks of life. They also enable us to assist the Department of Public Works and Parks in Worcester.  [...]

Tower Hill in the Community: Structurally Pruning Street Trees 

January 15th, 2020|

By Ruth Seward Director, Outreach & Community Engagement  As the weather becomes colder and the excitement of Night Lights consumes visitors, staff and volunteers at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, a smaller group of volunteers and staff plods carefully along in the community, methodically pruning city of Worcester street trees. By comparison [...]

We can’t wait to share our 2020 vision with you

January 7th, 2020|

Artist rendering of The Ramble. The actual garden may look different upon completion. We are very excited to share that you'll be noticing some improvements, additions, and original exhibits at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in 2020, including a new entry experience and an inspirational garden for children [...]

Future Hope: Tree Planting Initiatives

January 6th, 2020|

By Ruth Seward Director, Outreach & Community Engagement "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now" – Chinese Proverb.   With news reports of extensive land development, global deforestation and increased weather disasters, it is hopeful for me to read about the growing interest in mass tree plantings throughout the United States. Planting a tree [...]