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  • Sunday, January 27

      • 6:00 am to 9:00 am

      Photographing the Seasons at Longwood Class

      5 sessions. Photograph Longwood's seasonal displays in the solitude and beauty of the first light of day.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Wednesday, January 30

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Landscape Design I Class (Winter)

      8 sessions. An in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and sustainable landscapes.

  • Thursday, January 31

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 01

  • Saturday, February 02

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Basic Floral Design I Class (Winter)

      3 sessions. Learn the basics: how to condition flowers and use floral foam, tape, and wire.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Sunday, February 03

      • 8:30 am to 11:30 am

      Planting Design Class

      7 sessions. Using elements from Landscape Design I, create beautiful planting designs with balance, repetition, and cohesiveness.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, February 05

  • Wednesday, February 06

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Plant Science: Soils Class

      6 sessions. Learn how a plant’s development depends on the soil in which it’s growing.

  • Thursday, February 07

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 08

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, February 09

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

      Ideas for Impact: The World of Mushrooms Class

      Enjoy an immersive experience into the world of mushrooms.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 8:00 pm

      Todd Wilson Performance

      Todd Wilson performs thrilling transcriptions by Edwin H. Lemare and Edwin Arthur Kraft, as well as Julius Reubke’s Sonata on the 94th Psalm.

  • Sunday, February 10

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Monday, February 11

  • Tuesday, February 12

  • Thursday, February 14

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 15

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, February 16

  • Sunday, February 17

      • 9:00 am

      Member Appreciation Days

      Enjoy 20% discounts in The GardenShop, 1906, and The Café.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society Exhibit (Winter)

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 3:00 pm

      Parker Kitterman Performance

      Parker Kitterman is Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church, Philadelphia, and a piano accompanist for the Singing City Choir.

  • Monday, February 18

  • Tuesday, February 19

  • Now–March 24, 2019

    Orchid Extravaganza

    Our talented horticulturists celebrate the beauty and variety of orchids with our artful display.

    Learn more

    Wednesday, February 20

  • Thursday, February 21

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Orchid Extravaganza Sale

      Purchase orchids displayed in Orchid Extravaganza at discounted prices while supplies last.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society Exhibit (Winter)

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 22

  • Saturday, February 23

  • Sunday, February 24

  • Monday, February 25

  • Tuesday, February 26

  • Wednesday, February 27

  • Thursday, February 28

  • Friday, March 01

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Principles of Color Class (Winter)

      2 sessions. Explore the role of color using a spectrum of flowers, greens, and fabric backgrounds.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society Exhibit (Winter)

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, March 02