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The Delaware Center for Horticulture is a non-profit horticultural resource organization that aims to promote knowledge and appreciation of gardening, horticulture and conservation. The center offers educational programs for children, teens and adults, as well as assists Wilmington homeowners with tree care, partners with sponsors to beautify traffic medians and streetscapes throughout the state, and supports community gardens and urban farms. Located in the Trolley Square neighborhood of Wilmington, Delaware, the center is comprised of 1.5 acre educational demonstration garden, a 3,000 volume lending library, an art gallery, a large meeting room and event space, and a greenhouse.

Founded in 1977 by members of the Garden Club of Wilmington, the horticultural center supports 15 active community gardens throughout the city of Wilmington and provides various projects and programs which creatively strengthen relationships between community-based organizations, non-profits, government leaders, and individuals. Green Skills and Job Training Program is committed to the human face of the greening movement, exposing young children to their first gardening experiences and help establish teaching gardens at elementary schools.

The Community Gallery, open Monday through Friday, offers a unique opportunity for regional artists to exhibit work with horticultural or environmental themes. The horticultural resource library is free and open to the public, and houses various books, magazines, catalogs, and videos to answer your gardening questions. The center?s reception hall is also available for all of your wedding, social or business functions. The space features exposed beams, wooden floors, high speed WI-FI, and a view of the Terrace Gardens. The gardens showcase urban horticulture as well as feature creative re-use of structural materials and artifacts of historic value to the Wilmington area. The gardens are open to the public during daylight hours. Most areas are handicap accessible, but include cobblestone and woodchip paths. Guided group tours and youth tours with workshop component can be arranged weekdays for a fee.
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