Longwood Gardens Christmas Display

Longwood Gardens to bring holiday cheer, botanical splendor

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

Visitors to Kennett Square’s Longwood Gardens this holiday season will be met with glimmering botanical ornaments, more than half a million dazzling lights artistically accenting the landscape, strolling carolers bringing holiday cheer, and crackling firepits adding warmth to cozy winter evenings. The holiday display will be around from Nov. 18 until Jan. 8. Tickets are available online. This year’s theme …

TSD Review Oct 13

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – October 13, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community ‘Revisionists’ is latest addition to haunted NCC scene I-95 southbound to close as project nears completion Wilmington glass artisan specializes in cremation art It’s raining bonsai at Longwood Gardens Hagley’s ‘Nation of Inventors’ hopes to inspire creativity Business Delaware retailers must accept cash under new …

Longwood Gardens bonsai Kennett Collection

It’s raining bonsai at Longwood Gardens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens this week received a gift of 150 extraordinary bonsai trees and will receive a $1 million bequest to take care of the eminent Kennett Collection. Hailing the donation as the finest private collection of bonsai in the Western World, Longwood officials said the addition raises the garden’s collection to world-class. “These important bonsai trees, which have been so …

TSD Review July 7

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – July 7, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Bruce Munro hopes you find Longwood light art joyous Winterthur brings back its Artisan Market July 16-17 Delaware bans 37 invasive plants (with more to come) Delaware state parks offer after-dark fun BUSINESS Water firm invites customers to buy coverage on e-devices Food Bank CANgineering …

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Bruce Munro hopes you find Longwood light art joyous

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  When light artist Bruce Munro this year brought his night magic back to Longwood Gardens, it was the first time he’s brought a new exhibit to the site of a former one. Ten years ago, his “Bruce Munro: Light” exhibit delighted audiences at the former du Pont estate in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It also electrified his career, partly because …

TSD Review June 30

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – June 30, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Mark Fields to retire from The Grand after 16 years Mt. Cuba’s 5 kestrel chicks get banded Longwood Gardens to light up June 30 with Munro exhibit Brandywine Zoo pudu Haechan dies after short illness Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth BUSINESS Abandoned …

Bruce Munro show Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens to light up June 30 with Munro exhibit

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens will light up June 30 with eight huge new installations by Bruce Munro, including 18,000 stemmed bulbs in a Field of Light, 1,000 flamingos wading in a pool and projections on a canvas of 8,960 CDs. It’s been a decade since Munro, a British citizen known for large light displays he describes as immersive, first lit up Longwood …

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens offers guided walks, plant giveaway Friday

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

  Longwood Gardens will offer a day of walks and talks by its experts Friday, along with a native plant giveaway to mark the first Pennsylvania Native Species Day. For decades, plant experts have been extolling the value of using native plants in gardens. They tolerate weather extremes better than imports and also encourage native pollinators and other wildlife. The …

Happy Hours at area museums and gardens

Outdoor happy hours reopen at area museums, gardens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    If you crave a drink at the end of your workday and want to have it in a lovely outdoors spot, many area museums and gardens can offer you just that. Here are some to try: Nemours Estate The former home and garden of A.I. du Pont, at 1600 Rockland Road in Wilmington, is offering Third Thursday summer …

TSD Review March 31

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – March 31, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Longwood Gardens begins to bloom for spring Science Olympiad construction competition moves back indoors Take break from tweeting to help Delaware count birds ‘Stuff the Bus’ spring food drive starts April 4 Business Fujifilm to spend another $28 million on New Castle production site Food & Dining These spots will allow you to savor …