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Becca Mathias
On View Now–March 26, 2023

Winter Wonder

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Historical Preservation

Longwood to Acquire Delaware Estate

We are excited to announce a momentous moment in Longwood's history—we have entered into an agreement to purchase and operate Granogue, the 505-acre estate and long-time residence of the late Mr. and Mrs. Irénée du Pont, Jr. located in New Castle County in northern Delaware.

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Gardens

Winter-aconite in Bloom

One of the first blooms to appear in the new year, Eranthis hyemalis has sunny yellow flowers with a sweet honey-like fragrance.

Upcoming Classes

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Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Science Saturday

Join Dr. Peter Zale, Associate Director, Conservation Horticulture & Plant Breeding, as we discuss our evolving plant exploration program, and how its partnerships and research contribute to the conservation of the world’s orchid diversity.

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Gardens

Beauty in the Making

As Longwood Reimagined: A New Garden Experience continues to take shape and as our cultural landscape evolves, we are delighted to share with you a few of the many facets of this incredibly detailed project … so you can see true beauty in the making.

Event

Community Read

In 2023—the tenth year of our Community Read—we’re exploring the concept of food as a connector.