Hello Spring 2019 2019-05-14T16:17:30+00:00

HELLO SPRING 2019
APRIL THROUGH MAY

Celebrate the passing of winter’s chill with tens of thousands of spring blooms, including daffodils, tulips, magnolias, lilacs, azaleas, and more. Find inspiration with a spring-themed class or a tour and then tiptoe through our flourishing gardens, including our field of more than 25,000 daffodils – a spectacular scene unlike any other in the region.

Conservatories Closed May 6-May 19, 2019
Please excuse us as we move plants from the Orangerie and Limonaia to their homes for the summer season. Safety concerns prevent us from allowing guests into the conservatories during this time. All other gardens and trails remain open.

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT HELLO SPRING

Daily 10am–5pm

  • Drop-in Watercolor Art  (all ages)
    Borrow materials and get tips for painting landscapes.
  • Poetry Journaling(all ages)
    Borrow a poetry journal and share your original poems, short stories or haikus.
  • Discovery Backpacks (ages 3+)
    Borrow a Discovery Backpack filled with exciting activities and tools for exploring the gardens and grounds together.
  • Makerspace (all ages)
    Experience the magic of George Sherwood with the entire family. Join us throughout the exhibition to build, create, and design simple machines and structures in our Makerspace.
  • Spring Poetry Walk (all ages)
    Explore the gardens and grounds while enjoying poems written by members of the Worcester County Poetry Society.
  • Self-Guided Tour (all ages)
    Learn about the spring blooms at Tower Hill through a self-guided experience
  • Garden Tour  (all ages) Saturdays & Sundays, 2pm-3pm
    Learn about the spring blooms at Tower Hill with a docent-guided tour
  • Exploration Station (all ages) Saturdays 12-2pm
    Join us to learn about gardening, plants, seeds, and more!
  • Storytime (all ages) Mondays biweekly 10:30-11am on 4/1, 4/15, 4/29, 5/13 & 5/27
    Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons and more!
  • Little Seedlings (ages 3 & under) First Tuesdays 10:30-11:30am on 4/2 & 5/7
    Exploring the gardens in spring using our senses of sight, smell, hearing and touch.
  • Garden Discoveries (ages 3-5) Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am
    Join us for a story, craft, and short guided walk in the gardens and along the trails. Each week we will explore a different seasonally appropriate theme.

EXHIBITS

  • Wind, Waves & Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood: This unconventional exhibition features large stainless steel sculptures that move and change with the wind. An artist and engineer, George Sherwood creates kinetic sculptures that evoke shimmering leaves and waves of light on water. On View April 13 – October 14, 2019
  • Horticultural Heroes: This one-of-a-kind exhibit features portraits by local artists of diverse leaders of horticulture, including marginalized groups, who have championed their causes throughout history. On View: March 5 – May 12

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

See our events calendar for more spring programs!

RESOURCES

Please click on each link to view more information:

SPRING BLOOMS

Enjoy a slide of spring blooms at Tower Hill. Please click on the images to view their names.


Please note that Tower Hill’s parking capacity is limited. Carpooling is always encouraged especially on high volume days. To find out more about our plans to expand our parking, please click here.

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