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Meet Us in the Meadow

Meet Us in the Meadow

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Free with Gardens admission

Bring friends and family and meet us in our Meadow Garden.

Discover the amazing habitat thriving there and enjoy its expanse and beauty while our experts share ideas you can take home. Enjoy the sounds of live bluegrass music as you explore the many activities.

Please note that Meet Us in the Meadow days are held rain or shine.

September 24
1:00–5:00 pm
Meadow Migration Celebration

Learn about migrating birds and monarchs and the native plants that support them, while enjoying family-friendly activities.

Past Event
June 25
A Pollination Celebration

Get inspired to add native plants to your garden, learn about insect pollinators, and enjoy family-friendly nature activities.

MILLION POLLINATOR STATION

Location: Peirce-du Pont House Plaza
Bee one of a Million Pollinator Gardens across the USA and register your pollinator garden.

WHAT'S THE BUZZ?

Location: Peirce-du Pont House Plaza
Get planting for pollinators! Meet experts from Natural Lands Trust, North Creek Nurseries and Longwood Gardens to learn about adding native plants to attract pollinators to your garden.

NATIVE PLANT GIVEAWAY

Location: Peirce-du Pont House Plaza
First 1,000 participants can pot a native plant to take home.

HABITAT HAIKUHabitat Haiku

Location: Hourglass Lake Pavilion
Can you Haiku? Be inspired by nature, and create your own poem! Share using #MeadowGarden on Instagram and Twitter.

KIDS CORNER

Explore nature with hands on activities in the Lookout Loft Treehouse and our Pollinator Pairs Lawn Game.

BUILDING BLUEBIRD HABITAT

Location: Hawk Point
Find out more about our thriving bluebird stewardship program from the team who cares for them.

MEADOW AND WEBB FARMHOUSE HISTORY TALKS

Location: Webb Farmhouse & Galleries
Throughout the day, hear about the history of this mid-1700s farmhouse and our 86-acre Meadow.

BLUEGRASS

4:30–7:30 pm
Location: Meadow Garden Entrance
Enjoy the sounds of live bluegrass from regional artist Marc Silver.

WALKS & TALKSMeadow Walk

Meadow Bird Hikes, Peirce-du Pont House Plaza

  • 5:00–6:00 pm
  • 6:30–7:30 pm

Meadow Ecology Walks

  • 4:30 pm, Meadow Bridge
  • 5:30 pm, Forest Edge Pavilion
  • 6:30 pm, Hourglass Lake Pavilion

Did You Know?

National Pollinator Week is June 20-26. During National Pollinator Week, organizations across the country highlight and share the importance of pollinators, including bees, birds, butterflies, and bats. Pollinator Week was initiated and is managed by the Pollinator Partnership. Learn more at www.pollinator.org.

Thank You to Our Partners!

American Public Gardens Association

North Creek Nurseries

Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

Natural Lands Trust