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Apothecary Marketplace


  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden 11 French Drive Boylston, MA 01505-0598 United States (map)
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Esperanza Herbals will be vending at Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s Apothecary Marketplace on February 2nd & 3rd from 10:00-400pm. The Apothecary Marketplace marks the beginning of a month-long exhibition, Healers and Killers: Plants from the Apothecary Garden that will be happening throughout February. Come explore the mystical exhibits and don’t forget stop by the Apothecary Marketplace to find herbal remedies and botanical beauty products crafted by Esperanza Herbals and other local makers!

EXHIBITION DETAILS


Escape to Tower Hill, where sub-tropical conservatories adorned with thousands of blooming bulbs and fantastic medicinal plant displays await you. For centuries, people from all over the world have used plants to heal the mind, body, and spirit––but what heals can also be hazardous. Come and discover the mystical and practical powers of plants.

DISPLAYS

From medieval remedies to accidental poisonings, our stunning floral and apothecary displays will delve into current uses and the history and mythology of medicinal plants.

WEEKEND EVENTS

Apothecary Marketplace
Saturday, February 2 & Sunday, February 3, 10am–4pm
Find herbal remedies and botanical beauty products crafted by local makers. Offering everything from salves and tinctures to teas and tonics, this is a one-stop shop for plant-based formulations.

IN THE LIBRARY

Exhibit: Apothecary Treasures from the Vault
February 1 through 28
Discover treasures from the library vault, including a 16th-century printed compendium covering plants of all kinds.

Hands-On with Tower Hill Treasures
Saturday, February 2; Sunday, February 24; Saturday, March 2, 1:30–2:30pm
Pre-registration recommended.
Get up close with treasures from the library vault! Hear the history of herbals – books about plants and their uses – from Tower Hill’s librarian, and have a chance to handle books from the early days of printing. Class limit: 10 per session.

PROGRAMS

Stress-Relief Bath Bombs
Sunday, February 3, 1–2:30pm
Member $50, Non-member $64; materials included.
Learn how to blend essential oils to create therapeutic bath bombs. Go home with a set of six and the mold to make more.

More Events & Additional Details at: https://www.towerhillbg.org/healers-and-killers/

Earlier Event: December 16
Queens Talk: Two Year Anniversary Banquet
Later Event: February 10
Valentine's Makers Market