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Growing at Rockwood: The Grand Garden Tour

10/14/2023, 11/11/2023

4651 Washington Street Ext, Wilmington, 19802-1326

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    Join Rockwood staff for a tour of the estate’s 170-year-old gardens. Highlights include Rockwood’s original 1850s pleasure garden, the modern apothecary garden, one of America’s oldest attached conservatories, and much more. Rockwood was built as a specimen garden at the same time as the Gothic revival mansion – this tour will also discuss the unique origins of the plants collected there throughout its history and their popularization from global colonization efforts by Western powers

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