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Wed. May 4

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Wed. May 4

Developing a Design Philosophy Based on Sense of Place

Four-session course. Natural, historical & cultural aspects contribute to a sense of place and affect garden success.

6:30 pm
Thu. May 5

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Thu. May 5

Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Thu. May 5

Peirce's Woods Highlights

Learn about our heritage trees and native plantings with an expert tour guide on a stroll through our historic east gardens.

1:00 pm
Thu. May 5

Planting Design

Seven-session course. Gain exposure to different garden situations, such as the sunny perennial border or woodland garden.

6:00 pm
Thu. May 5

Yefim Bronfman

This Grammy-winning pianist has wowed critics and audiences worldwide with his performances of modern Russian repertory, such as this all-Prokofiev recital.

8:00 pm
Fri. May 6

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Fri. May 6

National Public Gardens Day

Celebrate public gardens as they provide beauty and respite to more than 70 million people annually.

11:00 pm
Sat. May 7

Birds of Longwood Walks

Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants.

9:00 am
Sat. May 7

Breathtaking Baskets (morning)

Throw away your coco basket liners and learn to make hanging baskets the “Longwood way!”

9:00 am
Sat. May 7

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sat. May 7

Floral Design Certificate Exam

Students who have completed the requirements of the Floral Design Certificate program are eligible to take the exam.

9:00 am
Sat. May 7

Mother’s Day Weekend

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

9:00 am
Sat. May 7

Mother’s Day Buffet—Sold Out

Treat Mom to a gourmet feast in our Ballroom.

10:00 am
Sat. May 7

Breathtaking Baskets (afternoon)

Throw away your coco basket liners and learn to make hanging baskets the “Longwood way!”

1:00 pm
Sun. May 8

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sun. May 8

Mother’s Day Weekend

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

9:00 am
Sun. May 8

Mother’s Day Buffet—Sold Out

Treat Mom to a gourmet feast in our Ballroom.

10:00 am
Mon. May 9

Birds of Longwood Walks

Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants.

9:00 am
Mon. May 9

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Mon. May 9

Ornamental and Native Shrubs

Six-session course. Discover some of the most outstanding shrubs for the home landscape.

6:30 pm
Tue. May 10

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Tue. May 10

Family Story Time

Young guests can enjoy fun stories surrounded by the beauty of our Gardens.

10:00 am 10:45 am
Tue. May 10

Basic Floral Design II

Six session course. Using multiple cutting tools, a variety of containers, and gorgeous floral materials will stir your creative spirit and extend your skills.

1:00 pm
Tue. May 10

Ornamental Vines

Explore identification, habit, and creative uses of vines suitable to gardens in the Delaware Valley.

6:30 pm

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Enjoy fresh local ingredients prepared by our expert chef at the Terrace Restaurant.

Tours

Discover interesting facts about our history, design, plants, and wildlife.

Classes & Workshops

Continuing Education provides practical information, whatever your level of gardening experience.