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DCH Launches New Program Year for Branches to Chances – A Return to Work Program

3/13/17

Today, the Delaware Center for Horticulture kicked off its 2017 Branches to Chances... Read more...

 

Wilmington Art Loop Opening at TheDCH, Evening Lecture and Book Signing with Acclaimed Author Florence Williams

3/3/17

Still Nature by Frank DePietro is inspired by... Read more...

 

TheDCH announces Event Advisory

1/30/17

This Week’s Events at TheDCH. Read more...

 

TheDCH Announces Recipients of Annual Volunteer Awards

12/30/16

At a ceremony last week, the Delaware Center for Horticulture announced the recipients of our Annual Volunteer Awards. Read more...

 

DCH Partners with TD Bank and Local Organizations to Plant Trees at Mt. Zion Cemetery

10/13/16

Wilmington, DE – As part of a successful, multi-year collaboration, the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) partnered with TD Bank to participate in TD Tree Days, a cooperative effort to plant trees in local communities in need. Read more...

 

DCH Receives Grant Award from State CJC for Return to Work Efforts

10/07/16

On Wednesday, the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) was awarded a two-year grant totaling almost $150,000 from the State of Delaware’s Attorney General and Criminal Justice Council to support DCH’s Return to Work: Growing New Opportunities in Horticulture Program. Read more...

 

Fall Bulb Sale and Bulb Planting in Trolley Square

10/5/16

TheDCH’s Fall Bulb Sale offers a wide assortment of unique and hardy spring-blooming bulbs... Read more...

 

TheDCH’s Brews for Bulbs Greening Fundraiser

9/26/16

For two weeks, drink a hand-selected brew at any of the following Trolley Square restaurants and help us beautify the neighborhood as 100% of the proceeds come back to TheDCH for fall planting programs. Read more...

 

TheDCH Announces Winners of the 2016 Wilmington City Gardens Contest

8/12/16

At a ceremony last night, the Delaware Center for Horticulture announced the winners of the 33rd Annual Wilmington City Gardens Contest. Read more...

 

TheDCH to Host Wilmington Green Jobs Youth Participants

8/1/16

The Delaware Center for Horticulture will be hosting participants in the Green Jobs Program, a coordinated effort by the University of Delaware Water Resources Agency and the City of Wilmington’s Department of Parks and Recreation... Read more...

 

TheDCH Presents at State’s Community Garden Micro-Grant Award Ceremony

6/24/2016

TheDCH’s Director of Programs Ann Mattingly joined Governor Jack Markell, Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) Secretary Ed Kee, and Executive Director Logan Herring of Kingswood Community Center this morning to announce the award recipients... Read more...

 

TheDCH Dedicated Wilmington’s First Urban Farm in honor of Late City Councilman Eric D. Robinson

6/3/16

In the midst of an early summer rain, friends and family of the late Wilmington City Councilman Eric D. Robinson gathered for the dedication of the E.D. Robinson Urban Farm at 12th & Brandywine on Friday morning. Read more...

 

36th Annual Rare Plant Auction® Supports Greener Communities and Urban Agriculture Programs throughout Wilmington

4/30/16

The Delaware Center for Horticulture’s 36th Annual Rare Plant Auction® (RPA), held on Saturday, April 30 at Longwood Gardens, will once again raise vital funds to help support the gardening program at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute. Read more...

 

TheDCH, New Castle County, DE Forest Service, and Brandywine SD Partner for Arbor Day Celebration

4/25/16

With more than 200 students from Mt. Pleasant Elementary, the Delaware Center for Horticulture, New Castle County, and Delaware Forest Service celebrated Arbor Day with lively workshops, demonstrations, scavenger hunts, and. Read more...

 

Bank of America Volunteers Add 30 New Trees to Rockwood's Landscape in Honor of Arbor Day
4/11/16

Bank of America (BofA) employee volunteers, joined by staff from TheDCH and Rockwood Museum & Park, contributed to our Community Forestry efforts by planting 30 new trees on the grounds of Rockwood Park. Read more...
 

Our 7th Annual Crop Mob

2/11/16

Calling all volunteers! It’s that time of year again when we help a local farmer get ready for the growing season.  It’s a great time of year to be outside, get some needed fresh air, meet new people, give back and have a fantastic lunch! Read more...

 

TheDCH has drawn the tickets for our 2016 Rare Plant Auction raffle

1/14/16

On January 4th, TheDCH dug deep into our bowl of raffle tickets and pulled our winners! Read more...

 

TheDCH and TD Bank “Tree Days” event celebrates National Neighborwoods Month

11/2/15

On October 22nd, TheDCH partnered with volunteers from TD Bank and the City of Wilmington’s Department of Parks and Recreation to plant 30 native trees along Matson Run... Read more...

 

TheDCH has chosen a new Executive Director

9/21/15

The Delaware Center for Horticulture announced today that after a competitive national search, Vikram Krishnamurthy has been selected as its new executive director. Read more...

 

Greening, Form, and Function - Delaware Avenue bio-retention feature under construction this summer

8/10/15

As construction for the Delaware Avenue transportation enhancement project continues this summer, a unique feature of the new street-side landscape will... Read more...

 

Learning from Great Gardens: Union Park Gardens Review

8/1/2015

Did you miss the recent “Learning From Great Gardens” visit to Union Park Gardens?  If so, read Anne Aleman’s highlights from the evening. Read more...

 

TheDCH search for Executive Director to begin in June

5/28/2015

With gratitude for her 20 years of dedicated service, we are saying goodbye to Pam Sapko. Read more...

 

TheDCH announces spring and summer lineup

02/22/2015

TheDCH offers a full slate of garden tours, nature walks, educational classes, fun workshops, and a fantastic excursion to visit Pittsburgh’s garden gems this spring and summer. Read more...

 

Grow your mind with TheDCH Winter Lecture Series

12/19/2014

TheDCH is pleased to announce a stellar lineup of presenters for the 2015 Winter Lecture Series, entitled “Feeding Body and Soul.” Read more...

 

TheDCH honors Andrew Bunting and Ann Wick

12/16/2014

Longtime supporters honored with the organizations most prestigious annual awards: the Mary Marsh Award and Emily du Pont Award, respectively. Read more...

 

TheDCH announces new green training program

12/15/2014

TheDCH teams up with DOL to launch a 15 week skills and job readiness training program for seasonal laborers, under and unemployed workers and ex-offenders. Read more...

 

TheDCH Secret Garden wins regional award

10/29/2014

The preschool educational garden, in Wilmington’s Eastside, honored by Pennsylvania Horticulture Society. Read more...

 

Hard Hat Tours and press conference

8/28/2014

Come see TheDCH’s Green Renovation and Expansion project in Wilmington’s Trolley Square is well under way. Come see at the Sept. 17 celebration. Read more...

 

Exciting News: Demolition & Construction under way!

7/15/14

$3.5 million green renovation and expansion includes infinity green roof, more program space, energy efficient updates and more. Read more...

 

‘Your Garden Nature’s Way’ headlines season’s events at TheDCH

7/1/14
NEW hands-on workshop series inspired by permaculture & sustainable landscaping. Read more...

 

Guests raised $100,000 for greening underserved communities

5/15/14
$3,200 was top plant bid at TheDCH 2014 Rare Plant Auction®. Read more...

 

Kids learn about the value of trees on arbor day with TheDCH

5/5/14

The Delaware Center for Horticulture teamed up with Wilmington school children, the Wilmington Department of Public Works, and... Read more...

 

TheDCH joins 500 gardens, arboreta, conservatories, zoos, and museums for National Public Gardens Day

5/1/14

The Delaware Center for Horticulture is proud to join the American Public Gardens Association and more than 500 gardens... Read more...

 

The 2014 Wilmington City Gardens People’s Choice Tour

4/23/14

TheDCH invites garden lovers everywhere to mark their calendars for the Wilmington City Gardens Contest on Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m. –  3 p.m.  The event is FREE, and there are lots of ways to enjoy it. Read more...

 

Keeping ancient cemetery trees alive at Wilmington & Brandywine

4/17/14

TheDCH & Kerns Bros. bring together ISA arborists for Arbor Day event. Read more...

 

Philanthropy’s in full bloom for TheDCH 34th Rare Plant Auction® staged throughout Longwood Gardens East Conservatory

4/17/14

Every plant – the rare and the not so rare – has a story to tell. Read more...

 

Keeping ancient trees alive at Wilmington cemetery

4/21/14

TheDCH & Kerns Bros. bring together ISA arborists to prune some of the oldest trees at the historic cemetery, established in the 1840s. older than almost everyone buried in Wilmington’s Midtown Brandywine. Read more...

 

New: $20 trees for Bellefonte & Wilmington residents

3/24/14

TheDCH announces a program for residents of Bellefonte and the City of Wilmington to plant trees this spring. Through April 18, property owners can order high-quality shade trees worth $75 for only $20. Read more...

 

TheDCH supports Delmarva Power’s efforts to give away 2,000 Trees

3/20/14

Trees free to Delmarva customers through Arbor Day Foundation program. Read more...

 

Green Jobs program for ex-offenders wins national award

3/7/14

In its 5th year of preparing ex-offenders for green jobs, Return to Work, has earned recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation. Read more…

 

TheDCH announces new garden tour series

2/28/14

Learning from Great Gardens features exclusive private garden tours through superb gardens, led by the gardeners who created them. The first is The Layered Garden author David Culp’s Brandywine Cottage. Read more…

 

TheDCH announces spring events, lectures & tours

2/28/14

The April – June 2014 lineup includes Make & Take workshops, Plein Air art classes, the City Gardens Contest,, the Rare Plant Auction® and more. Read more…

 

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