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May 2018

Celebrate Spring Flower Show

May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plantation Lakes Community Center, 29787 Plantation Lakes Blvd
Millsboro, DE

"Celebrate Spring" with Plantation Lakes Garden Club on May 19, 1-4 p.m., at the Plantation Lakes Community Center, 29787 Plantation Lakes Blvd., Millsboro, DE 19966. "Celebrate Spring" is an NGC Small Standard Flower Show featuring Horticulture and Design Divisions based on celebrations that occur annually between April and June. The event is Open to the Public at no cost.

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August 2018

Garden Insider

August 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wimington, DE

Go behind-the-scenes with the experts! Each week Winterthur introduces you to a specialist who will share with you his/her insights and expertise about the Winterthur Garden and estate, its history, horticulture, or the environment. Presentations may be in the form of a walk, talk, or demonstration (or a combination). About 1 hour. Members free. Included with admission.     August 15 • Designing a Tablescape Inspired by H.F. du Pont’s Naturalistic Garden (demo) H.F. du Pont was renowned for his naturalistic…

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May 2019

Mary Page Evans – Gardens Through the Years at Somerville Manning Gallery

May 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Somerville Manning Gallery, Brecks Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE

Gardens have been a major source of inspiration to Evans throughout her entire career. This upcoming exhibition acts as a retrospective of her garden paintings. Evans has been honored with solo exhibitions in major galleries in Washington D.C., Florida, and Pennsylvania. Evan’s work was the focus of a retrospective show at the Delaware Art Museum in 2012. Her paintings and drawings are in public, private, and corporate collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Delaware Art…

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June 2020

Art Loop Special Exhibit: All-Horticulture Flower Show at Delaware Center for Horticulture

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

Countryside Garden Club’s “Picnic in the Park” All-Horticulture Flower Show This specialty, all-horticulture flower show will include cut specimens of annuals, perennials, and shrubs from members’ gardens, dish gardens, and container-grown plants. Educational exhibits will focus on Bonsai and Kokedama. Plants not for sale. Light refreshments served at Art Loop. Beer and wine available for purchase.

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Art Loop Opening: “Home Grown Botanicals” at Delaware Center for Horticulture

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

Join us as we celebrate Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators’ roots at DCH. Art Loop opening will also feature some of PSBI’s own artists doing live demonstrations. Light refreshments served at Art Loop. Beer and wine available for purchase. Exhibit runs from May 1 – September 4. Free and open to the public

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Medicinal Plant Scavenger Hunt at Delaware Center for Horticulture

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
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$15 – $20

Join Herbalist Sue on a local scavenger hunt for medicinal plants! Learn some basic plant identification skills, then set out to discover where medicine plants can be found, how they’ve been used through the centuries, and their role in supporting life and well-being in the modern world.

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Newark Garden Tour

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Newark Arts Alliance, 280 E Main St
Newark, DE
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$18 – $20

The Newark Garden Tour Offers Gardeners Creative Inspiration! The Newark Arts Alliance returns with its perennial favorite, The Newark Garden Tour” on Saturday, June 13 from 10:00 am to 3:00pm. The Garden Tour features a self-guided tour of six area gardens. Gardeners have made creative outdoor spaces using native plants, natural elements, garden structures and arranged plantings. As a result, you’ll learn ways to bring creativity to your own landscape. Live music and original art will be featured in some…

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Exploring Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek: Day Trip

June 16 @ 8:30 am - July 14 @ 4:30 pm
$80 – $110

During June, the 2-acre Meadow Garden enters peak bloom, where pollinators abound on almost 70,000 perennials planted in a design created by internationally-renowned plantsman Piet Oudolf. Enjoy a guided tour with Brian Trader, deputy executive director and director of horticulture, and his colleagues. Experience native grasses moving in the wind while Echinacea pallida ‘Hula Dancer’ delights with beautiful white flowers among the purple floral spikes of Liatris pycnostachya. Explore the 12 acres of Woodland Gardens and 1,000 feet of waterfront…

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Herbal Hydrosol Intensive Wokshop at Delaware Center for Horticulture

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
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$40 – $50

In this workshop, explore herbal hydrosols from their history to how to make and use them. Essential oils get all the attention these days, but did you know that hydrosols, or herbal plant waters, are also created in the process of plant steam distillation? Through in-class demonstration, explore the process of creating hydrosols for home use. Talk about equipment and how to properly store your hydrosols. We'll get to know some plants that make beautiful hydrosols, so you can plan…

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July 2020

Garden to Vase: Sensational Summer Flowers at Winterthur

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12281, 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735 United States
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$70,

Create a beautiful floral display for your home! In an online classroom, Heidi Militana, Winterthur's floral supervisor, will teach techniques in designing an arrangement of sensational summer flowers.Heidi will celebrate H. F. du Pont's use of nontraditional containers for the flower arrangements in his home. Participants will pick up locally sourced flowers, containers, and supplies at Winterthur prior to the class.

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