BOYLSTON, Mass.- Tower Hill Botanic Garden hosts "A New England Rain
Forest," the Massachusetts Orchid Society's Annual Orchid Show, Friday, Nov. 4; 1-5pm and Saturday & Sunday, November 5-6; 9am-5pm. Thousands of orchids will be on display throughout the Visitors Center and around the Orangerie and Limonaia, at Tower Hill. Orchid societies participating in the show include: A&P Orchids, New Earth Orchids, Frosty Hollow Orchids, and more.
Orchid vendors from across the country will offer a wide variety of plants, supplies
and even jewelry for sale. Art and educational exhibits will be held each day of
the show and experts will answer orchid growing questions from visitors. Also,
members of the Massachusetts Orchid Society will offer demonstrations on orchid
care, instructional videos, and guided tours of the show. Although the judging sessions
themselves are not open to the public, the results of the judging will be on display
at the show. The show will represent a huge range of Orchids, the largest of all
the plant families.
The show and its associated programs are included with Garden admission ($10 adults,
$7 seniors, $5 youth aged 6-18, children under 6 free). Tower Hill Botanic Garden
is located at 11 French Drive, Boylston, Mass., exit 24 off Route 290. For further
information, call 508-869-6111 or log on to www.towerhillbg.org.