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For Mother’s Day and for Mother Earth!

  This spring, take advantage of our special Membership promotion: "For Mother's Day and for Mother Earth!" If you buy any level of membership from April 1 to May 7, 2021, you will receive one free Lavendula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'! This special promotion...

Virtual Garden Contest Winners

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Wilmington, DE –  DCH’s Virtual Garden Contest Winners Announced Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Center for Horticulture, in partnership with event sponsor Discover, is proud to announce the winners of our first-ever Virtual Garden Contest....

A Statement from DCH

An important statement from DCH Board and Staff on equality and diversity.

Harvest 2020

The Delaware Center for Horticulture and the Food Bank of Delaware are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to expand Harvest 2020 efforts.

Virtual Garden Contest

Thursday, May 28, 2020 Wilmington, DE –The Delaware Center for Horticulture, in partnership with our lead sponsor Discover, invite all gardeners –novice and expert alike -to enter our Virtual Garden Contest celebrating the magic of gardening and nature. Taking a...

COVID-19 Advisory

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Like you, we are closely monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a facility accessed by the public, the health and safety of our community is a priority. With Governor Carney’s recent stay-at-home order, DCH’s facility will...

Delaware Naturally Summit

Thursday, March 12, 2020 EVENT ADVISORY Delaware Naturally: Spring Into Action! - A Summit Meeting of Delaware Conservationists and Call to Action Delaware Agricultural Museum 866 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, Delaware 19901 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join...

2020 Landscaping and Horticulture Job Fair presented by DCH and DNLA

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Where: Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 North Dupont Street, Wilmington When: Monday, January 27, 2020, 4-7 p.m. Why: Join the Delaware Center for Horticulture and the Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association for our 2020 Job Fair for...

2nd Annual Wilmington Tree Giveaway Sold Out Success

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Wilmington, DE – At the 2nd Annual Wilmington Tree Giveaway, the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) gave away 125 trees to city residents to plant at their homes and in their gardens. The event was made possible through the generous support...

DCH’s Winter Lecture Series with Brie Arthur

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Where: Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 North Dupont Street, Wilmington When: Monday, January 27, 2020, 4-7 p.m. Why: Join the Delaware Center for Horticulture and the Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association for our 2020 Job Fair for...

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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield awards $100K grant, Delaware State News

 

 

DCH was awarded a $100,000 grant by Highmark Delaware to support its Neighborhood Tree Steward Program.

 

 

The Social Impact of Community Conservation in Wilmington, The Nature Conservancy

DCH’s partnership with The Nature Conservancy on our Branches to Chances program works to revitalize neglected areas of Wilmington and turn them into vibrant green spaces.

 

Here’s how to recycle your Christmas tree when the ho, ho, hoing is over, Town Square Delaware

 

DCH and The Davey Tree Expert Co. are hosting the annual TreeCycle to keep Christmas trees out of the landfill.

 

Resources

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Recommended Urban Trees

A helpful list and descriptions of recommended trees for the Wilmington, DE area.

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Fact Sheet

Identify the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle with this fact sheet.

Bare Root Method

Information on the bare root production method.

Backyard Invaders

Learn how to control invasive plants in your backyard.

ALB Beetle Detectives Fact Sheet

Get the facts on Asian Longhorned Beetles.

Annual reports

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Annual Report 2019

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2019.

Annual Report 2017

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2017.

Annual Report 2014

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2014.

Annual Report 2013

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2013.

Annual Report 2012

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2012.

Annual Report 2011

Read DCH's Annual Report from 2011.

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Today is the last day for the 39th & ½ Virtual Rare Plant Auction®! Everyone has until 9 p.m. this evening to place final bids on the items they would like to purchase. Don't miss this opportunity to win some beautiful rare plants and add to your collection. ... See MoreSee Less

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