Sussex County Master Gardeners’ Open House

Sussex County Master Gardeners are Thinking Pink!
The public is welcomed to attend their 2017 Open House “A Day in the Garden” which this year has a special focus on promoting healthy lifestyles and their patio area will highlight pink plants to promote breast cancer awareness.

Join us Saturday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free!

collage of pink flowersJoin us for this fun, family event. There’s something for the whole family! Come and see how the garden has changed and grown since your last visit! Stroll through our new ADA garden path. Join us in thinking pink as our patio will feature shades of pinks for breast cancer awareness.   Learn how to extend your garden into the beautiful fall season! Learn about bees and butterflies and learn how to attract them to your garden. Shop the plant sale! Attend our free mini-workshops. Play hopscotch in the Children’s Garden. Enjoy ice cream from the University of Delaware UDCreamery’s Moo Mobile (free to children under 16 with a coupon from Farmer McGregor). Bring your camera! Registration to attend is not necessary! This event is Rain or Shine!

Four Mini Workshops All in One Day! Free!

Events this year include:

Check out the bee hotels around our garden
Plant Sale
Pink container garden in honor of breast cancer awareness
Dry Shade Garden
Vertical Garden Display
UDairy Creamery Ice Cream available for sale from the MooMobile!
Ask an Expert – Sick Plant Clinic

Special Children Events

  •  The international award winning “The Misadventures of Peter Rabbit in Farmer McGregor’s Garden” will show at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Kids, ask Farmer McGregor for a coupon for free ice cream!
You won't believe the changes we've made to last year's children's garden! You'll be pleasantly surprised!
You won’t believe the changes we’ve made! You’ll be pleasantly surprised!

Come see what we’ve designed, planted and cultivated. There is a lot new this year! Do you have a plant that’s under the weather, or not cooperating with the weather? Bring it to our Sick Plant Clinic. Visit our plant sale and take home a new plant to enjoy in your garden!

See you on Saturday, September 16!
University of Delaware
Carvel Research and Education Center
16483 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
(302) 856-7303


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