"A New England Journey" A Standard Flower Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden Friday, October 22 through Sunday, October 24 10am-5pm daily
BOYLSTON, MASS.-Tower Hill Botanic Garden will host the Garden Club Federation
(GCF) of Massachusetts' "A New England Journey" Flower
Show. This floral homage to New England's literary and cultural traditions opens Friday,
October 22, and continues through Sunday, October 24; 10am-5pm each day. The Show is included with regular admission: $10 for Adults, $7 for Seniors, $5 for Youth,
and free for members and children under 6.
Presented by the Central North & South Districts of the GCF of Massachusetts, arrangements reflect New England's social and cultural history since 1620. The main part of the show features displays using a variety of standards, such as a foliage design
on a pedestal, or making use of fruits and or vegetables in a design. The Divisions
include "The Maine Woods," "The China Trade," and "The Road Not Taken."--a reference to poet Robert Frost. Distinctive sections include table settings suitable for "An
Afternoon at Tanglewood," and "Dinner at the Union Oyster House," and "A Tailgate
A Horticulture division will display cuttings of plants from members' gardens, and also container grown plants for flowers or foliage.This is a bi-annual show.
The Garden is located at 11 French Drive in Boylston, Massachusetts, exit 24 off Route 290. For further information, call 508-869-6111 or sign on to www.towerhillbg.org.
The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. is the state affiliate of National
Garden Clubs, Inc., a not-for-profit educational organization with its headquarters
in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It is composed of 50 State Garden Clubs and
the National Capital Area, 6,218 member garden clubs and 198,595 members. One of
its purposes is to encourage the establishment and maintenance of botanical gardens,
arboreta and horticultural centers for the advancement of science, enjoyment and
education of the public.