Improving the world through plants since 1842

Issue 1 ⚘ July 1, 2017

Good News 2017-06-16T16:53:19+00:00


Twigs Cafe offers farm to table experience to visitors

Area nonprofit Lettuce Be Local has helped Tower Hill chef David Bigelbach source local ingredients for Twigs Cafe, helping a farm to table program at Tower Hill thrive.

The partnership is part of Tower Hill’s goal to support local agriculture and offers a learning experience for patrons who are enjoying the year-round experience of eating what is in season.
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Plant Power

Growing up in the Garden Within Reach

The vertical gardening wall, flush with edibles, herbs, and flowers, in the Garden Within Reach comes together each spring thanks to the collaboration of guests, volunteers, and horticulture staff. Read More

CEO Corner

Grace Elton offers gardening preferences, tips

Tower Hill CEO Grace Elton has gardened in Fla., Va., and Penn., and while much of her experience is applicable to gardening anywhere, she says there’s something special about learning the ins and outs of a new growing zone.

As she settles in, she offers ideas on lawn care, vegetable gardening, canning, and more.
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Giving Back

Burmese youth find refuge at Tower Hill

Nature, plants, and the outdoors help smooth the transition from one home to another.
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Rich History

What was New England life like back in 1842?

As we honor 175 years of the Worcester County Horticultural Society, here’s what life was like when folks like Frederic Paine, the Society’s first treasurer, decided plants should be appreciated, celebrated, and shared with as many people as possible.
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Love blooms, endures in the gardens

Tower Hill is honored to be the setting of so many special memories for our visitors, members, and donors.
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