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Useful and practical information on the care of certain plants or specific gardening techniques will add to your knowledge, whatever your level of gardening experience.
Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take a piece of Longwood history home.
Six session course. Gain the knowledge and skills to be a successful vegetable gardener.
Gardening in our region is impossible without knowing some methods to control deer.
Stewardship of historic gardens and architecture enables future generations to enjoy them.
This workshop introduces the popular genera of orchids and highlights those best suited for home and greenhouse growing.
Take the mystery out of pruning.
Aquaponic systems have been used to grow food for thousands of years.
Join us for an evening with internationally known garden designer and author Lady Mary Keen.
Join Henry Cole, author of On Meadowview Street, for Family Community Read Day.
Join the celebrated author and illustrator in a Community Read workshop for children and parents.
Enroll in Meadow Garden through the Seasons; attend an event at the Brandywine River Museum of Art.
Get the facts you need to create a quick layout plan to guide the design and plant choices for your home landscape.
This pleasurable trip will have you on the lookout for the biggest, tallest, and oldest trees in our region.
Learn to prune shrubs and vines the correct way.
Four-session course. Learn the complexities of meadow communities.
Four session course. Join photographer Rob Cardillo on a journey through the seasons.
Find a new use for willows and dogwood branches!
Join Ben Montgomery, author of Grandma Gatewood's Walk, to discuss this year's Community Read selection.
Join Ben Montgomery, author of Grandma Gatewood's Walk, for a Community Read Conversation.
Textured stone troughs show off sedums and other garden jewels like no other container. Make one and start your collection.
Are you curious about what goes on inside a beehive?
Learn the centuries-old Asiatic art of dwarfing trees and shrubs.
Spend a bulb-filled day of informational talks and a behind-the-scenes-tour of Longwood’s bulb production area.
Four-session course. Local painter Karl Kuerner is known for his idyllic landscapes.
Receive hands-on pruning, wiring, repotting, and styling instruction along with one-on-one critiquing by our bonsai experts.
Throw away your coco basket liners and learn to make hanging baskets the “Longwood way!”
Join our waterlily experts to learn how to grow these lovely specimens at home.
Bring the history of tomato gardening and heritage varieties to life with tomato guru Craig LeHoullier.
The garden as art dates from the birth of civilization, bringing beauty, refinement and storytelling to our lives.
Welcome to the lovely private gardens of three Longwood instructors.
Make something unique and trendy for your outdoor spaces this summer.
Explore the colorful bounty that our local area has to offer by working with fresh plants foraged from nearby ecosystems.
Learn the natural way to make your own indigo dye vat.
Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow gardeners on the bus trip and get advice from one of the area's most respected plantsmen, David Culp.
Bring a favorite container and take home a beautiful mixed planting in it.
Learn new ways to release the incredible power of herbs in your cooking from the owner and creative force behind Talula's Table.
Have you ever wanted an herbal topiary to enjoy at home?
Hear tales of Michael Barone's adventures visiting some of the most historic and exquisite pipe organs around the world.
From 2004–2008, a complete rebuilding costing $4 million restored the Longwood Organ to its original sound.
Spend the day listening to the largest musical instrument on earth at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Spend the day listening to some of the world’s finest organs.
Construct a gorgeous fern wreath like the ones you've seen on display during A Longwood Christmas.
Dispel the mystery of the rose and learn to grow and nurture this most beloved garden flower.
Look more closely at our managed meadow and learn the real diversity of the space.
Join our horticulturalists to learn how a wide range of ornamental plants have been used medicinally.
Master techniques to increase your bulb inventory, especially for expensive bulbs!
See how Longwood stewards its trees and keeps their legacy alive by transforming their wood into pieces used in the gardens.
With frost fast approaching, gardeners need to find creative ways to prolong the harvest.
This lecture will focus on the design process of restoring our historic Main Fountain Garden.
Attract native pollinators to your property and start your own pollinator garden.
Learn to take simple materials, choose the correct plants, and make creative, green additions to any space.
Explore America's Garden Capital