Bringing Horticulture to Your Home

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Gardening / Horticulture - Other

Date & Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505
Cost: Free with Admission
Promotions: Woo Pass: 1 Point
Sponsored by: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Description: Join us at Tower Hill Botanic Garden for a day full of fun and informative activities focused on “Bringing Horticulture into Your Home”, even if you don’t have a yard. Booths, demonstrations, talks, hands-on activities and workshops will focus on DIY projects, houseplants, container gardening, growing food, planting for pollinators, and many other topics related to home and apartment gardening.

Schedule of events:

10am-4pm Interactive displays, demos and Q&A with:

• Bay State African Violet Society
• Blossoms by Bees
• Buxton Begonia Society
• City Compost
• Massachusetts Master Gardener Association
• New England Carnivorous Plant Society
• New England Dahlia Society
• New England Daylily Society
• New England Gesneriad Society
• Regional Environmental Council
• Twice the Roots Hydroponic

10am-4pm Dahlia tuber sales with the New England Dahlia Society

10am-4pm Kids Activities
• Scavenger Hunts
• Plant marigold or zinnia seeds to take home

Talks and Demos:

11am "Beginner Carnivorous Plants and How to Keep Them Alive", with the New England Carnivorous Plant Society
12pm "Planting for Pollinators", with Blossoms by Bees
1pm "Growing Dahlias", with the New England Dahlia Society
2pm "Container Gardening with Vegetables", with Dawn Davies, Tower Hill Staff Horticulturist
3pm "Composting Basics", with City Compost

In partnership with the Cambridge Science Festival.
More Information: E-mail:
Phone: 508-869-6111x124
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Created: March 2, 2017 at 10:49 AM
Last Modified: April 13, 2017 at 7:39 AM

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