Delaware Center for Horticulture
The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) cultivates greener communities by inspiring appreciation and improvement of the environment through horticulture, education and conservation. Founded in 1977, the Center's site in the Trolley Square neighborhood of Wilmington, Delaware includes a 1.5 acre educational demonstration garden, a 3,000 volume lending library, an art gallery, a lecture hall and a greenhouse. DCH supports 15 active community gardens throughout the city of Wilmington; beautifies Delaware's roadsides with native vegetation; maintains the landscaping of many urban gateways and streetscapes; leads regional conservation projects to enhance Delaware's urban forest; and provides educational programs for children, teens, and adults.
Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 5:00
Weekend and evening hours during special events.
Driving Directions & Parking
The Center is located inTrolley Square on North Dupont Street. Its public gardens adjoin Brandywine Park.
Parking for 40 vehicles is available in the Center's lot. There is also convenient parking on Gilpin and Scott Streets and in nearby parking lots.
DCH is accessible by DART buses 10 and 28.
Other Visitor Information
The Art Gallery at DCH exhibits artwork with horticultural or environmental themes. New shows are installed every two months. The Gallery is free and open to the public. The Gardens are also free.
1810 North Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
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