Townsend Hall

UDBG's adult education program offers lectures, one-day and multisession clases in horticulture, landscape design, entomology, and related fields. As a visitor destination, UDBG also offers informal educational opportunities, including guided and self-guided tours.

Seasonal Events Summer 2016

Registration is highly recommended for all events to ensure a seat; please email or phone 302-831-2531. Send payment to: UDBG, 152 Townsend Hall, University of DE, Newark DE 19716. All events are held in Townsend Hall Commons unless otherwise noted. Payment will be refunded if cancellation is made 10 business days prior to lecture or class.


fall sale preview guided walk

Wednesday, August 31, 5-6:30 pm

UDBG Friends Members: $5; Nonmembers: $10

Enjoy a firsthand view of the plants offered in the fall sale by joining UDBG Director Dr. John Frett and horticulturist, photographer, and former Longwood Graduate Program Director Bob Lyons for a guided walk through the UDBG and the nursery area to talk about the distinguishing qualities of plants offered for sale.

Meet at entrance to the Herbaceous Garden. Event held rain or shine. Minimum: 10 people; Maximum 30 people

University of Delaware

University of Delaware Botanic GardensNewark, DE 19716Phone: 302 831-0153