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Use your GPS device to go on a self-guided adventure in finding one or all of these virtual geocaches located on the grounds of Longwood Gardens. Please note that admission to Longwood Gardens is required and that there are no cache containers at the coordinates. This is a fact-finding adventure only. All of the locations can be found without leaving the established pathways. Download and fill in your answers on the Geocaching Question Sheet and check the Answer Sheet to see if you correctly followed all the coordinates.
Longwood's Wildlife Tree is a popular part of the annual Christmas display. Learn how to make edible ornaments that will attract birds to your yard or garden. Click on the link below to download the guide in pdf format.
If you live in the mid-Atlantic region (or if you've visited in the Spring or Fall, when these pests are most active) you've probably noticed the pesky, smelly brown marmorated stink bug. These bugs—which probably entered the US in the late 1990s on cargo from Asia—are responsible for agricultural damage. However, they are not posionous and do not bite humans. Find out more about stink bugs, including how to control them in your home.
Need some new ideas for your home garden? Learn how you can keep your garden looking at its best. Simply click on the following links to download the PDF files.
Search Plant Explorer, a searchable database that allows you to locate plants, gardens and garden features.
The American Public Garden Assocation
Penn State Cooperative Extension
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
The Greater Philadelphia Gardens web site is an excellent resource for exploring the rich variety of public gardens, arboreta, and historic houses with gardens in the Philadelphia area. Use the site to plan a weekend getaway, or simply to find an event you’d like to attend.
The Center for Public Horticulture at the University of Delaware
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The Gardens are the perfect place to expand young guests' horizons with a variety of fun and innovative programs.
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Registration now open! Join horticulture professionals from around the globe as they converge to discuss current research and trialing techniques.
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Registration is now open for our 2013 Continuing Education courses!
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