Gardens and Nature 2017-02-28T19:29:34+00:00

GARDENS AND NATURE

Visit our Events Calendar for more information on the events listed below. Please click here to view our Class Policies.
Skill Level:    A = All Levels      B = Beginner     I = Intermediate/Advanced        

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Member $26, Non-member $31
Instructor: Derek Lirange

Get to know your evergreens, including identifying, protecting, pruning, watering, and special needs.

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Included with Admission
This is the first Rhododendron Show and Sale at Tower Hill! Come for the blooms, stay for the expert growing advice. Novices are encouraged to enter blooms in the show.
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 12:30 PM-1:00 PM
Included with Admission
Join Susan Clark for a guided tour of the Rhododendron flower show.
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Join Joe Bruso to discover the diversity of flowers and foliage in the genus Rhododendron and learn about cultivation issues and best practices for planting and growing.
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Included with Admission
This talk and demonstration by C.J. Patterson will cover the basics of rhododendron pruning.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Included with Admission
This is the first Rhododendron Show and Sale at Tower Hill! Come for the blooms, stay for the expert growing advice. Novices are encouraged to enter blooms in the show.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12:30 PM-1:00 PM
Included with Admission
Join Susan Clark for a guided tour of the Rhododendron flower show.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Included with Admission
This illustrated discussion led by C. J. Patterson will provide strategies for growing rhododendrons in colder climates including suggestions for drainage, exposure, and soil.
Monday, May 27, 2019, 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Included with Admission
Seele Musicale Chamber Ensemble is a guild of passionate musicians who play for the joy of performing with an emphasis on the nuances and emotions in the music performed. With their performances, these musicians seek to connect the yearning ears of today’s audience with the infinite magic found in the creations of both present and past composers. To celebrate the beauty and Joy of spring, Seele Musicale will perform Baroque to Modern French chamber music masterpieces on Monday May 27th at 2:30pm.

With Players:
JaganNath Khalsa and Zachary Surapine violin,
Alesia Tringale – Soprano,
John Hanulik – Oboe,
Madeline Browning – Flute,
Wayne Ward – harpsichord/piano,
Holly Wielsma, Nicole Reindorf – cello,
Hildy Schilling – Viola

http://www.seelemusicale.com/

Repertoire includes:

Lully – Armide – Passacaille
Rameau – Soleil
Rameau – Air de la Follie
Marais – Pieces en Trio – Suite V E minor
Caplet – Viens – une flute invisible soupire
Chausson – Chanson Perpetuelle
Satie – Gymnopedie 1 & 3
Telemann – Concerto in E major for Flute, oboe and violin
Rameau – Les Indes Galantes – Dance du Grand calumet de la Paix

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Join us the last Wednesday of each month for our Garden Wisdom Wednesday Walks. This month we will talk about transitioning containers from indoors to outdoors.
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Free for Members
Mix and mingle with fellow new members while enjoying a beverage from our beer garden and the beautiful spring blooms. Not yet a member? Join today!
Friday, May 31, 2019, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Bring your gently-used books to exchange, or just come to pick up something for your shelves.
Saturday, June 01, 2019, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Bring your gently-used books to exchange, or just come to pick up something for your shelves.
Saturday, June 01, 2019, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Deep discounts on select Garden Shop items 20% – 75% off. No further discounts apply.
Saturday, June 01, 2019, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Included with Admission
Enjoy 20% off most Garden Shop items with your Membership Card. You must be the named cardholder to receive discount. No further discounts apply. Does not include plants.
Saturday, June 01, 2019, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Included with Admission
Members 9 – 11 AM and Non-members 11 AM – 2 PM.

The region’s largest and most diverse plant sale featuring pollinator-friendly, neonic-free plants. Find inspiration among the hundreds of annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and more. Shop from the Northeast’s most distinguished specialty nurseries, plant societies, and garden artisans. Tower Hill members save 10% on the Garden’s own offerings.

Saturdays, June 01, 2019 – August 31, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Free for members and with admission
Drop in to the Youth Garden for this immersive garden experience. Explore what’s growing and lend a helping hand by weeding, watering, planting, and harvesting.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us for a special program designed for the youngest aspiring gardeners. Well explore the gardens in spring using our sense of sight, smell, hearing, and touch.

Max. 20 children

Thursday, June 06, 2019, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
$26 Member; $40 Non-Member
Instructor: Derek Lirange

Learn how and when to prune a variety of flowering trees and shrubs.

Thursdays, June 06, 2019 – August 29, 2019, 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
Free
Escape to the outdoors to enjoy nature, our outdoor beer garden, family activities, dinner at café and more. BEER GARDEN OPEN FROM 3-8:30 P.M. (LAST CALL 8 P.M.)

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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.