The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance

  • January 17, 2018 - January 31, 2018
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
132 Townsend Hall on UD's South Campus
531 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716
Contact: (302) 831-4188
Admission: UDBG Friends: $95/series or $35/class; Nonmembers: $125/series or $45/class

"Why not garden deliberately for the winter season? Bring together a succession of winter flowers for color and fragrance to create a dynamic scene against a backdrop of evergreens, colored stems, bark and berries. Join lecturer, author and consultant Charles Cresson at the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens for this 3 part lecture series, “The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance”, on Wednesdays, January 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30-8:30 PM in 132 Townsend Hall on UD’s South Campus. The January 17th lecture covers the basics of winter gardening, what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden. You’ll learn about choosing the best winter flowering trees and shrubs on the 24th and the best winter flowering perennials and bulbs on the 31st. The cost for UDBG Friends is $95 for the series or $35/class, and for nonmembers, $125 for the series or $45/class. Pre-payment is required with registration. Call (302) 831-2531 or email BotanicGardens@udel.edu to register. Minimum of 25 participants per lecture. In the event of inclement weather, lectures will be on Thursday. Visit our website for our cancellation policy.
To enjoy exclusive member benefits, join the Friends online at http://ag.udel.edu/udbg/ or contact Melinda Zoehrer at BotanicGardens@udel.edu.
The Gardens are open year round to provide ideas and inspiration, or for a quiet stroll. UDBG contributes to an understanding of the relationships between plants and people through education, research, cooperative extension, and community support.

The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance
  • 531 South College Avenue
  • Newark, DE 19716
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  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday

"Why not garden deliberately for the winter season? Bring together a succession of winter flowers for color and fragrance to create a dynamic scene against a backdrop of evergreens, colored stems,