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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree into Rich Soil
DNREC is also sponsoring a free Christmas tree recycling event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH). Volunteer opportunities are available at the family-friendly tree-shredding event as the Davey Tree team will be on hand to chip trees in a commercial chipper. All woodchips produced from the event will be used in the DCH gardens, Shearman Street community garden, and public landscapes throughout Wilmington.
WITN22: Winter Wonderland Weekend at The Delaware Center for Horticulture
The Delaware Center for Horticulture invites you to some festive fun! We’ll be holding our greenery sale, holiday bazaar, and Art loop opening Friday-Saturday. Make sure to visit on Saturday, because Santa is coming to town! During our event, local food trucks will be available to get food and drinks.
The Delaware Center for Horticulture Receives Grant from Delmarva Power through the Delaware Nature Society
Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH), a local non-profit organization dedicated to improving the community through the power of plants, received a $10,000 grant from Delmarva Power through the Delaware Nature Society. The 2022 Delmarva Sustainable Communities Program grants are awarded to municipalities, recreational authorities and nonprofits for projects focusing on open space preservation, improvements to parks and recreation resources, and environmental conservation.
VIDEO | New dining experience is several restaurants - and a bar - in one place
A communal seating area, co-working spaces and gardens and landscaping designed by the Delaware Center for Horticulture will also add to the atmosphere and attractiveness.
“Chancery Market represents the start of exciting redevelopment projects for 1313 N. Market and 1201 N. Market,” 1213 N. Market and TSG Hospitality LLC’s Scott Johnson said. “As our tenants continue to return to the office environment, Chancery Market and the adjacent outdoor plaza will be an exciting amenity for professionals in the city, as well as a welcoming gathering place for our wider community and visitors.”
Pennsylvania Horticulture Society’s Harvest program ends season with almost 19,000 pounds of produce donated and $30K raised to fight food insecurity, DE County Daily Times
In total, gardeners throughout the greater Philadelphia area donated more than 18,728 pounds of produce to local nonprofits.
45-Plus Creative Dates to Go on in Delaware This Fall and Winter, DelawareToday
Bring a date along while you help in a community garden managed by The Delaware Center for Horticulture.
Harmony Weavers Guild Interlaces 50 Years of History in Delaware, DelawareToday
The Harmony Weavers Guild displays a variety of works throughout September at the Delaware Center for Horticulture in its Interlacing People and Fiber for 50 Years exhibition.
Community Briefs: PHS harvest growers donate 13,285 pounds of produce, Delaware County Daily Times
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announced that gardeners participating in PHS’s Harvest program have donated 13,285 pounds of produce to help combat food insecurity.
Community Briefs: Virtual garden contest open through Aug. 2, Cape Gazette
The Delaware Center for Horticulture, in partnership with lead sponsor Gateway Garden Center, invites entries to its virtual garden contest.
This Caribbean Painter Uses the First State as Artistic Inspiration, Delaware Today
Jamaican-born artist Juliet Thorburn-McIntosh displayed a series of her paintings inspired by her Caribbean heritage and her home in the First State at DCH in 2019.
21 U.S. Urban Agriculture Public Garden-Community Partner Collaborations Awarded Funds, WITN22
The Delaware Center for Horticulture is a recipient of funds awarded by USBG and APGA for the PHS Harvest initiative.
Harvest initiative pushes growth of fresh food, tackling food insecurity in DE, WMDT
The Food Bank of Delaware is partnering with Delaware Center for Horticulture and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for their second Harvest Initiative.
Delaware gardeners asked to help fight food insecurity, Delaware Public Media
An initiative is underway to get residents in Delaware and Pennsylvania to grow fresh produce to share with those most in need.
Giving back: WSFS, Food Bank, Horticulture Society, Highmark, duPont Freedom Foundation, Delaware Business Now
The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) and the Food Bank of Delaware will once again partner with PHS for their Harvest initiative
PHS Harvest aims to help food insecurity in a locally driven way, Philly Metro
The PHS’ initiative acts as a collective action initiative focused on increasing food production and food security by mobilizing individual gardeners, community garden members, schools and institutions
Christmas Tree Recycling in Wilmington, Del., Davey Tree/ABC 6 WPVI-TV
Davey Tree recycles Christmas trees at the Delaware Center for Horticulture.
Free Tree-Shredding Event In Wilmington January 9th to Keep Trees Out Of Our Landfill, WJBR
DCH and The Davey Tree Expert Co. are having a family-friendly tree-shredding event to keep Christmas trees out of the landfill.
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.
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.
Highmark Delaware awards nearly $2 million to address social determinants of health throughout the state, Coastal Point
DCH is among the recipients of Highmark Delaware’s $2 million in awards to Delaware nonprofits addressing community health needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Delaware food banks need homegrown solutions to combat nutritional insecurities, WDEL
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.
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.