Our 2018 Annual Show and Plant Sale will be held in combination with the Buxton Begonia Society, at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive Boylston, MA. 01505.
Friday September 21st from 12 Noon to 4 PM we will be accepting and registering plants to be entered in our judged show. There is no charge, and you are not required to be a member, to enter Gesneriad plants in the juried show. Plants need to be picked up on Sunday at 4PM.
Our Show will be judged on Saturday, from 8:30AM to 12 Noon, and though open to the public at 10 AM, please be aware that groups of 4-5 people may be congregating around plants doing judging, and this may impact your enjoyment of the plants.
Plant Showand Sale will run Saturday, September 22, 2018 10 AM-5 PM andSunday, September 23rd 10 AM-4 PM
For Show Schedule and Plant Entry Forms please CLICK HERE.
Admission: Our Show is free with your paid admission to Tower Hill Botanic Garden: Adults: $15 Seniors (65+): $10 Youth (6–18): $5 Children 5 and Under: Free Military Personnel, Veterans, and Military Families: 20% off general admission with a valid Military ID or Dependent ID Boylston residents will enjoy free general admission in 2018, excluding Winter Reimagined and special events Massachusetts Teachers Association: Buy One Get One Free general admission for teachers with valid MTA card
Local public libraries may have free day passes to Tower Hill Botanic Garden available to their patrons, so check with your local library. THBG accepts payment by Discover, MasterCard, Visa and American Express
Special Programs During our Show:
Summer's Over - Now What Do I Do with My Begonias? with Mary Beth Hayes Saturday 2-3PM (Theater)
Tour of Show - "How Does a Gesneriad or Begonia Win a Blue Ribbon? with Betsy Szymczak & Phyllis Savage Sat. 3-4PM (starts in the Theater and moves out to the Shows)
Magical Mini Garden Workshop for Kids with Betsy Szymczak, Phyllis Savage and Amy Trotochaud Sunday 2-3PM Please note that this event does have a cost of $8 per person. Limit 20 people. To register in advance for this hands-on program (for ages 6 and up) please click here. (Classroom C)
For more information on Tower Hill Botanic Garden click here.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden 11 French Drive Boylston, MA. 01505 Phone: 508-869-6111
Here are some examples of plants shown at previous NETGS Shows
Come join us at our monthly meetings - 1Pm 1st Sunday of the month GOODNOW Library SUDBURy, MA.