Delaware Botanic Garden in Bloom During COVID

On a breezy, refreshingly warm, not hot day, I visited the Delaware Botanic Gardens to see see how things have developed in a year of many happenings, most importantly the impact of COVID. Like most other public gardens, DBG has been closed to the public all season and as a young, still expanding public garden, …

Delaware Botanic Gardens Unveiling

Walking into the Delaware Botanic Garden on a sizzling hot morning in August, the first thing that I spotted was a a bright orange-painted box turtle scurrying down the pathway into the shelter of a nearby log. Being greeted by wildlife is typical at the soon-to-be-openedĀ  37-acre Botanic Gardens that is located on the shores …

Taking Root: Delaware Botanic Garden’s Progress Report

    Visiting the Delaware Botanic Garden in year two, one year later than my original visit, was an eye opener in theĀ evolution of a major public garden. Even working as a landscape designer/installer, I was surprised at the great strides the difference of a year makes. For my first year post, go to DBG-From …

Delaware Botanic Gardens- From the Ground Up

Traveling the quiet back roads of Sussex County in southern Delaware, through residential developments, I didn't expect to see a world-class botanic garden taking shape. At the end of Piney Neck Rd, there it was for all the world to see, 'The future home of Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek'. My motive for searching …