This Old Quilt

Sep 21, 2014

Learn about the care, cleaning, repair and storage of old and new quilts in the home.  Madge Ziegler, quilt specialist, will help identify information about your quilt such as age, technique, fabrics, so bring them along.  Examples from Madge’s collection will be used to illustrate theories and controversies of collecting and repairs.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required by...

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Come out to Bucktoe Creek Preserve to learn about the fascinating life cycle and amazing migration of the beautiful Monarch Butterfly. Learn about the connection between humans and this wondrous insect, and what we can do help them thrive. Take a stroll through habitats managed to encourage wildlife diversity, and help us census the various life forms we find. Cost: $10 TLC members; $15...

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Led by Lee Peterson, author of the Petersosn Field Guide to Wild Edible Plants of Eastern & Central America Don’t miss the final hike of the Wild Foraging Series with Lee Peterson, as we learn ways to gather, prepare, and most importantly, identify wild edible plants. Enjoy a light spread of wild edibles at the conclusion of the walk. $10 TLC members; $15 non-members.

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This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

 Autumn, with nature’s most vibrant colors, is an optimum time for painting outdoors “en plein air,” yet the full array of hues can be challenging. Plein air painting expert Donna Cusano helps you build a simple palette that conveys the exhilarating breadth of fall colors without becoming confusing or overwhelming. Class is held in TheDCH gardens and adjacent park or inside during...

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The elegant entrance and sweeping paths of the Brandywine-Wilmington Cemetery evoke an era when cemeteries were pleasure grounds for meditation and recreation.  Certified Arborist Patrice Sheehan highlights significant trees in the historic cemetery – including state champions.  Sponsored by NeighborWoods®, an Alliance for Community Trees program. Refreshments served. Meet at TheDCH for...

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 Don’t give up on your outdoor containers just because winter is approaching. Many plants do well in containers in cold weather. Public Landscapes Manager Martha Stephens helps you create an attractive mix of small, winter-hardy perennials, spring bulbs, and woody plants in an all-weather container that will dress up your doorway, porch, or deck for the winter.  Registration Deadline:...

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No longer are camellias delicate jewels reserved for protected sites.  Breeding breakthroughs mean a remarkable selection with increased cold, drought and heat tolerance.  Join master horticulturist Charles Cresson in his Swarthmore, Pa. garden at the peak of fall bloom to learn how to select the best varieties and site them in the landscape.  Includes a comprehensive handout of 50+...

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51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Nov 7, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

One of the nation’s most highly acclaimed antiques shows presents a spectacular showcase of art, antiques, and design! Featuring the finest offerings from more than 60 distinguished dealers, the Delaware Antiques Show highlights the best of American antique s and decorative arts. Join us for a full schedule of exciting show features sure to captivate the sophisticated and the new collector...

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