By Carol Stocker
There are lots of holiday horticultural organization and garden club events this month, including Tower Hill's annual "HOLLY DAYS is a horticultural celebration of the winter holidays. It will highlight a gastronomic
theme with hand-crafted ornaments, November 23rd through December 30th. Tower Hill's Stoddard Education & Visitors
Center is magnificently decorated with trees, wreaths, and swags adorned with gleaming
lights and exquisite ornaments, making use of natural materials such as dried flowers,
leaves, seeds, seed-heads, cones, branches, and fruits.
Admission: The HOLLY DAYS exhibit and entertainment is included with garden admission;
$12 Adults, $9 Seniors (65+) and $7 Youth (6-18), children under 6 and Members admitted
FREE. Discounted group rates are available. NEW this year: In keeping with the food
theme, canned goods will be collected for Rachel's Table Food Pantry; visitors can
deduct $1 from their admission for each can donated, limited to 6 cans per person,
per visit; no other discounts apply.
Hours: Daily from Nov. 23-Dec. 30, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., Wednesdays until 8 P.M., CLOSED
December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Tower Hill is located at 11 French Drive in
Boylston, Massachusetts, three miles north of exit 24 off Route 290. For more information,
contact Tower Hill Botanic Garden at 508-869-6111, or visit the website at www.towerhillbg.org