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This Month at Longwood

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  1. Orchid Extravaganza
  2. James O’Donnell
  3. OrKID Days
  4. Valentine’s Day Weekend
  5. The How and Wow of Paradise and Plenty
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  • Orchid Extravaganza
  • Spring Blooms
  • Summer Spectacular
  • Autumn's Colors
  • A Longwood Christmas
  • Friday, February 12

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Landscape Design I (Morning)

      Eight-session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Conservatory Story Insider Tour

      Explore the heritage and history of the Performing Arts spaces nestled within the horticultural beauty of the Conservatory.

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Landscape Design I (Afternoon)

      Eight-session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

  • Saturday, February 13

  • Sunday, February 14

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

      Valentine’s Day Weekend

      Take advantage of extended Valentine’s Day Weekend hours when the Gardens stay open until 8 pm.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Conservatory Story Insider Tour

      Explore the heritage and history of the Performing Arts spaces nestled within the horticultural beauty of the Conservatory.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

  • Monday, February 15

  • Tuesday, February 16

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

  • Wednesday, February 17

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      American Birding Association Monthly Bird Hikes

      Join birding experts as they explore the Meadow Garden in search of species that call the area home.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

      Conifers

      Six session course. Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifer plants, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees.

  • Thursday, February 18

  • Friday, February 19

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Landscape Design I (Morning)

      Eight-session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Production Greenhouse Insider Tour

      Go behind-the-scenes on a tour of our Production Greenhouses with our expert guides.

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Landscape Design I (Afternoon)

      Eight-session course. Develop a familiarity with the design process by designing a landscape from start to finish.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Floral Fountain

      Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take a piece of Longwood history home.

      • 8:00 pm

      James O’Donnell

      James O’Donnell is Organist and Master of the Choristers of Westminster Abbey in London and is in charge of directing the music for all events at Westminster Abbey.

  • Saturday, February 20

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Hungry for Vegetable Gardening

      Six session course. Gain the knowledge and skills to be a successful vegetable gardener.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Conservatory & Heat Plant Insider Tour

      Discover how Longwood's 4-acre Conservatory operates and how we maintain the plants on display.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

      • 8:00 pm

      Sybarite5

      From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

  • Sunday, February 21

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Member Appreciation Days

      Enjoy 20% discounts in The GardenShop, 1906, and The Café.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Deer Detours

      Gardening in our region is impossible without knowing some methods to control deer.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Production Greenhouse Insider Tour

      Go behind-the-scenes on a tour of our Production Greenhouses with our expert guides.

      • 1:00 pm

      Curtis Student Recitals

      Free with Gardens admission. Experience the stars of tomorrow as they perform solo and chamber music in these pre-graduation recitals.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

  • Monday, February 22

  • Tuesday, February 23

  • Wednesday, February 24

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

      Conifers

      Six session course. Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifer plants, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees.