Wednesdays, October 02, 2019 – October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
$150 Member, $175 Non-Member
Instructor: Forestry and Horticulture Professionals
Learn the skills essential to urban and community forestry and become tree stewards in your community. Topics covered include basic pruning techniques and safety, tree identification and biology, proper tree planting and care, tree pests and diseases, tree health assessment, and urban soil challenges. To complete this program, participants must commit to volunteering for at least 20 hours in the urban forest of Worcester or at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Coordinated by Worcester Tree Initiative
We’ll explore how to infuse more color, adventure and intrigue into our shade gardens. This program blends site-specific assessment, design strategies and plant options to help enliven our imagination for those shady spots.
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – Monday, October 14, 2019, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Included with Admission
Mystical creatures from fairies to elves will help Tower Hill celebrate the magic of Autumn in the Garden. Enjoy the fall foliage, beer garden with local fare, fairyland market, face painting by Faerie Tribe, activities and workshops for kids and adults, and much more during this fairytale weekend.
Join us for Tower Hill’s haunted Halloween spectacular. Kick the day off with a children’s costume parade full of tricks and treats. Stay for Pumpkin Painting and our haunted hounds doggy parade in the afternoon. Children’s Parade at 11am and Dog Parade at 1pm, rain or shine.
Master Gardener Training Class Massachusetts Master Gardener Association (mmga)
The 2017 MMGA Master Gardener Training Class will begin in April and run through October. For more information & registration: massmastergardeners.org.