Growing at Rockwood: The Grand Garden Tour

4/15/2023, 5/14/2023

4651 Washington St. Extension, Wilmington, DE 19802

  • Details

    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. Ages 14+. Use "Art-Reach2022" and "RPPS2022" coupon code at check out to unlock membership discount - must provide proof of membership at beginning of tour. Tour involves some stairs. Max attendance 10.
    90-minute garden tour

    Show Map