GardenNews.biz - Feb 16,2017 - TOWER HILL BOTANIC GARDEN MORE WINTER IN BLOOM EVENTS
WINTER IN BLOOM
WEEKENDS OF FLOWERS
THRU– MARCH 5
In honor of Worcester County Horticultural Society’s 175th Anniversary this year, our floral design series invites professional and amateur designers alike to create arrangements capturing the essence of Tower Hill’s eighteen distinctive gardens.
All are welcome to submit a floral arrangement for any of the weekends of Winter in Bloom. To register, please call Kirsten Swartz, Special Events Coordinator at 508-869-6111 x101 or email email@example.com.
View the Guidelines and Information Packet for Winter in Bloom here.
We thank these professional designers for their participation during the first weekend of Winter in Bloom.
Ostara Design, Bow Street Flowers, Danielson Flowers, Foret Design Studio, Frugal Flower, Gulbankian Farms, Herbert Berg Florists, Mimosa Fresh Flower Design, Moonstone and Moss Flower Design Studio, O Luxe, Orly Khon Floral Boutique, Peppers Catering and Floral Design, and Stow Greenhouses.
People’s Choice Awards:
First Place: Mimosa Fresh Flower Design
Second Place: Danielson Flowers
Third Place: Peppers Catering and Floral Design,
We thank all the Individuals and Garden Clubs for participating on the second weekend of Winter in Bloom.
FEBRUARY 18–19, 10am–5pm
Artists & Makers
Enjoy art by local artists and accompanying floral designs inspired by their work. Choose a painting from the exhibit list as inspiration, gather your favorite flowers from your local florist, arrange them in a way that excites you and reflects the painting of your choosing, then drop off your arrangement on Friday, February 17, at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Please contact Kirsten Swartz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Saturday, February 18, 1–2pm: In Living Color – Learn the science of growing plants with the art of color with Joann Vieira, Director of Horticulture, Tower Hill. Free with Admission; pre-registration required.
Saturday, February 18, 10:30–11:30am: Family Winter Tracking Walk. All ages, Member: $15/family, Nonmember: $20/family plus cost of admission; pre-registration required.
Saturday, February 18, 11:30am: Flower Demonstration with Erica Jones, Creative Director at O Luxe Design, featured in The Knot, Boston Weddings and more. Free with Admission.
Saturday, February 18, 12pm: African Violet Propagation Demo with Lawrence Hoyle of the African Violet Society. Free with Admission.
Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19, 11am–3pm: Hands-On activities. Free with admission.
Saturday, February 18, 3pm: Conservatory Tour. Free with admission.
Sunday, February 19, 1–2pm: Stems and Stones: A Love Story with Samantha and Neil Best, Magma Design Group. Free with Admission; pre-registration required.
Sunday, February 19, 1–2pm: Family Snowshoe Walk. Members: $10/family, Nonmember: $20/family plus cost of admission, pre-registration required.
Sunday, February 19, 2–3:30pm: Garden Tours. Meet at the Master Plan map at 2pm.
Sunday, February 19, 3pm: Floral Design demo with Frugal Flower, who have been featured in The Knot. Free with admission.