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Grants Awarded to Worcester County Horticultural Society

Grants Awarded to Worcester County Horticultural Society$54,505
The Garden Within Reach Project (2013)$54,505
Year:2013Amount: $54,505
Title:The Garden Within Reach Project
Grant Type: Activation Fund

The Worcester County Horticultural Society -- Tower Hill Botanic Garden will use this grant for the construction of several specific teaching elements for the Garden Within Reach.  The Garden Within Reach, which is being designed and built by horticultural experts who also understand disability issues, will feature programming and classes that will enable disabled individuals to participate in gardening at the site and learn the skills necessary for them to participate in gardening where they live.  The grant will cover the costs associated with various garden elements -- containers, pulley baskets, raised beds, etc. required for these classes and programs.

Project Director:               Ms. Katherine F. Abbott

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