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Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the arts.
We continue Pierre S. du Pont’s passion for excellence through innovation, creativity, experimentation and professional development.
The advancement of public horticulture is central to our role as a global leader in our field. We actively share intellectual capital, provide mentorship and embrace collaboration.
Our sound governance and financial practices support our mission and vision while ensuring that Longwood thrives in perpetuity.
We are committed to conservation and sustainable practices.
We strive to ensure that we are relevant, accessible and welcoming to everyone.
Longwood Gardens is one of the great gardens of the world. We strive for innovation in horticulture and display. We present the arts in an unparalleled setting to bring pleasure and inspire the imagination of our guests. We contribute to society through excellent and diverse education programs, horticulture research, environmental stewardship, and cultural and community engagement.
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A team of Longwood Volunteers gathers horticultural highlights from the Outdoor Gardens and Conservatory. Download a pdf of their top picks for the week, including photos and locations.
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Journey to the wild, remote flood plains of South America and to the great gardens of Europe and North America to discover Victoria, the waterlily queen.
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Stand before towering fountains, wander shady groves, see fireworks light up the night sky, and enjoy concerts in the most beautiful outdoor settings.
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