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This Month at Longwood

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  1. Spring Blooms
  2. Mother’s Day Weekend
  3. Natalia LaFourcade
  4. Joey Alexander Trio and Time for Three
  5. Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience
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Calendar Key
  • Orchid Extravaganza
  • Spring Blooms
  • Summer Spectacular
  • Autumn's Colors
  • A Longwood Christmas
  • Thursday, May 05

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      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."

      • 1:00 pm

      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.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Planting Design

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

      • 8:00 pm

      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.

  • Friday, May 06

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:00 pm to 3:00 pm

      National Public Gardens Day

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

  • Saturday, May 07

  • Sunday, May 08

  • Monday, May 09

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

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

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Ornamental and Native Shrubs

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

  • Tuesday, May 10

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 10:00 am
      • 10:45 am

      Family Story Time

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

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      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.

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Ornamental Vines

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

  • Wednesday, May 11

  • Thursday, May 12

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Production Greenhouse Insider Tour

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

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

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

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Planting Design

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

  • Friday, May 13

  • Saturday, May 14

  • Sunday, May 15

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Italian Water Garden Insider Tour

      Go on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our Italian Water Garden with our expert guides.

      • 1:00 pm

      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 to 4:00 pm

      Total Tomato Adventure

      Bring the history of tomato gardening and heritage varieties to life with tomato guru Craig LeHoullier.

  • Monday, May 16

  • Tuesday, May 17

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 10:00 am
      • 10:45 am

      Family Story Time

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