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Listen and Explore

Listen and Explore

From favorite past performances to a chat with a gardener, delve into these uniquely Longwood experiences.


The Art of Observation

Our new series, Longwood Voices, brings the people and stories of Longwood to life. Listen as Lisa Roper, a 1990 graduate of our Professional Horticulture Program, discusses her fondest memories of the program and one of the most important tools a horticulturist can use: observation.


Concert Rewind

Spice it up with Grammy Award-nominated Pine Leaf Boys and their exuberant take on Cajun music. Relive their 2015 performance in our Open Air Theatre as captured by our local PBS station WHYY in its On Tour program.

Hear from an Icon

Our new series, Longwood Voices, brings the people and stories of Longwood to life. Listen as renowned horticulturist Dr. Richard Lighty shares the magic of curiosity when learning about plants. Read about Seed Your Future, the growing movement to inspire the next generation of horticulturists.


Explore the Chimes Tower and its Carillon

Unveil the enigma of our Chimes Tower and the sounds of its 62-bell, five-octave carillon … and watch as carillonneur Roel Smit expertly plays its 6-foot-wide keyboard.


Enjoy an Exclusive Performance

Follow along as our Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte showcases the intricacies of the magnificent Longwood Organ, as well as plays Aria by Longwood’s first principal organist, Firmin Swinnen.


Find Out About Floral Design and Other Plant-Related Careers

Learn more about careers in horticulture through the Seed Your Future initiative.

Tune In

Concert Rewind

Go on stage and behind the curtain with sitarist Anoushka Shankar, as captured by our local PBS station WHYY in its On Canvas program. Relive her 2012 performance in our beautiful Exhibition Hall and listen to her insight on her craft.


Hear from a Gardener

The Garden Hoes Podcast chats with our very own orchid grower, Greg Griffis.


Meet the Longwood Organ

Learn about (and hear!) our 10,010 pipe organ, one of the largest residential organs in the world.


Concert Rewind

Relive the Indigo Girls’ 2011 performance in our Open Air Theatre. This memorable night of music was captured by our local PBS station WHYY in its award-winning program On Tour.


Garden Tour

Check out UK gardening guru Monty Don at Longwood as part of his new series Monty Don’s American Gardens. The Longwood portion begins at 11:15 in the episode.

More Our Gardens Your Home

Go behind the scenes with stories about our amazing plants and people, read with us, or explore our free online offerings for all ages.

Enjoy video and image highlights of the colorful emergence of spring.