Virtual Member Activities


  • The Evolution of Plant Exploration
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    The Evolution of Plant Exploration

    Our Associate Director of Conservation Horticulture & Plant Breeding Dr. Peter Zale explores our plant exploration program and how its partnerships and research contribute to the conservation of the world’s diversity of orchids.

  • Puzzle Away

    Puzzle Away

    Challenge your puzzle skills with this Members-only jigsaw puzzle of our outdoor gardens.

  • Access our eBook Collection

    Access our eBook Collection

    Access to our collection of thousands of ebooks, accessible from anywhere! Our collection focuses on subject areas of horticulture, botany, garden design, botanical illustration, garden and landscape design, natural history, and wildlife. All you need to log in is your Membership number found on the back of your Membership card. After you’ve logged in, you can download books to your device or read them online. Both adult and children’s titles are available. 

  • Science Behind the Beauty Member Webinar
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    Science Behind the Beauty Member Webinar

    Beyond the boundaries of our formal gardens, Longwood stewards a rich variety of natural habitats. The rolling terrain of the Pennsylvania piedmont and changing ways people have used land over time provide us with diverse conditions for plant and animal life. Dr. Lea Johnson, Associate Director, Land Stewardship and Ecology, will reveal how patterns in the landscape reveal both history and potential futures for biodiversity.

  • Take a Self-Guided Bird Walk
    a bird on a green plant

    Take a Self-Guided Bird Walk

    Bring your binoculars and wander through the Gardens while seeking out some of our most beloved feathered friends! From majestic great herons near our Hourglass Lake to chatty mockingbirds in our Meadow Garden, this guide helps you find a variety of interesting birds throughout the seasons.  

Enjoy a Seasonal Crossword Puzzle

Challenge yourself to a themed crossword puzzle inspired by our Gardens. 

Spot the Difference Activities 

Challenge yourself to our Gardens inspired Spot the Difference activities. Find the eight differences between these two similar pictures. 

Paint by Number 

Create a stunning piece of art featuring vistas from our Gardens. Paint by number worksheets provided below! 

Recipes from the Gardens

Join our culinary team as they guide you through several popular Longwood recipes from our 1906 restaurant.