DCH In the News

In the News

November 2020

Earn Your Green Thumb with the Delaware Center for Horticulture, It's Time Wilmington

Explore DCH and all we have to offer with this inside look provided by It’s Time Wilmington. 

October 2020

F.Y.I. Things Worth Knowing, Out & About

DCH announces Virtual Garden Contest winners.

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.

Delaware Center for Horticulture announces Virtual Garden Contest winners, Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News covers the success of DCH’s Virtual Garden Contest.

This Local Program Helps Delaware’s Formerly Incarcerated Land Work After Prison, Delaware Today

A spotlight in Delaware Today on DCH’s Branches to Chances program.

September 2020

Urban Garden Initiative finds fertile ground in effort to attack food deserts, Delaware Public Media

DCH partner The Urban Garden Initiative works with local students to address the problem of food deserts in our region.

The art of micro-weddings: COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop true love, Town Square Delaware

DCH’s own Erica Razze had to adapt to the limitations of the pandemic and held her “mini” wedding ceremony under the DCH pavilion.

August 2020

Gannett Foundation is handing out millions to nonprofits. Here's how to apply, The News Journal

DCH is the recipient of a $15,000 grant for our Branches to Chances program through the “A Community Thrives” program.

July 2020

Delaware food banks need homegrown solutions to combat nutritional insecurities, WDEL
Food Bank of Delaware teams up with DCH to address food insecurity in Delaware.
Here’s How to Grow Your Own Vegetable or Herb Garden, Delaware Today

Advice on starting your own garden with tips from DCH’s own Marcia Stephenson.

Gardening for the Greater Good, Teleduction

Vikram Krishnamurthy joins Conversations from Quarantine to discuss Harvest 2020 and community gardens.

June 2020

Hunger-relief effort seeks donations of produce and funds, Cape Gazette

Harvest 2020 is a partnership between DCH, PHS, and the Food Bank of Delaware to mobilize gardeners to help people in underserved communities.

DCH and FBD partner with PHS to expand Harvest 2020, Delaware State News

DCH and the Food Bank of Delaware partner with PHS in the Harvest 2020 initiative to combat food insecurity in the Delaware region.

Harvest 2020 Program aims to inspire gardeners, feed those in need, WMDT

DCH teams up with the Food Bank of Delaware to provide food for Delawareans in need.

Virtual garden contest entries due July 31, Cape Gazette

“The Delaware Center for Horticulture, in partnership with lead sponsor Discover, invites all gardeners – novice and expert alike – to enter its virtual garden contest celebrating the magic of gardening and nature.”

Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund Awards $108K to 13 Nonprofits, WBOC

DCH is awarded $10,000 as part of the COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund to support the Harvest 2020 campaign.