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  • Sunday, January 27

      • 6:00 am to 9:00 am

      Photographing the Seasons at Longwood

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Wednesday, January 30

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Landscape Design I (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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 01

  • Saturday, February 02

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Basic Floral Design I (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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Sunday, February 03

      • 8:30 am to 11:30 am

      Planting Design

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Wednesday, February 06

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Plant Science: Soils

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 08

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. 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

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 8:00 pm

      Todd Wilson

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. 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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 15

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, February 16

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Mini Marvels: Moss for the Home and Garden

      Understand the basics of moss gardening and explore the versatile moss species.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 8:00 pm

      Joey Alexander Trio—Sold Out

      Experience the talents of 15-year-old jazz prodigy Joey Alexander, the youngest jazz artist ever nominated for a Grammy Award.

  • 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

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 3:00 pm

      Parker Kitterman

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

  • Monday, February 18

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

      OrKID Days

      Plan a fun-filled family day and explore orchids firsthand in our Gardens.

  • Tuesday, February 19

  • Wednesday, February 20

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

  • 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

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, February 22

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Identifying Woody Plants in Winter I

      Learn to identify common native and non-native trees and shrubs by buds, twigs, bark, and form.

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Identifying Woody Plants in Winter II

      Learn to identify common native and non-native trees and shrubs by buds, twigs, bark, and form.

  • Saturday, February 23

  • Sunday, February 24

  • Monday, February 25

  • Tuesday, February 26

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm
      • 1:30 pm
      • 2:30 pm

      Live Organ Demonstrations

      Free with Gardens admission. Enjoy a free live organ demonstration with Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte.

  • Wednesday, February 27

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

  • Thursday, February 28

      • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Friday, March 01

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Principles of Color

      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

      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 with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, March 02

      • 8:00 am to 9:45 am

      Bonsai Basics

      Learn the care and culture of bonsai and techniques for designing and maintaining these sculptured treasures.

      • 8:30 am to 11:30 am

      Sketching for Designers

      5 sessions. Develop a foundation in field sketching techniques through drawing exercises designed for the novice landscape designer.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

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

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Wolves: Grow Something Adventure

      Go behind the scenes to learn about the varieties of plants growing in our indoor production greenhouses.

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Cadettes: Trees Legacy Naturalist Badge

      Discover amazing facts about our champion trees and hundred-year-old bonsais.

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Juniors: Flowers Legacy Naturalist Badge

      Tour the beautiful Conservatory and discover the types of flowers growing year-round.

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Brownies: Bugs Legacy Naturalist Badge

      Explore our Gardens and learn about insect body parts, life cycles, and habitats.

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Webelos: Into the Woods Adventure

      Learn about the historic trees on our property and investigate the role of trees and plants in the ecosystem.

      • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

      Explore our historic indoor and outdoor Gardens to discover the world of plants and insects.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm

      PHILADANCO

      PHILADANCO is celebrated across the world for innovation, creativity, and preservation of African-American traditions in dance.