A Day in the Garden Open House

Saturday, June 24, 2023     10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Carvel Research & Education Center
16483 County Seat Hwy, Georgetown, DE

Join Sussex County Master Gardeners for a tour of their demonstration garden! Attend workshops and tours, enjoy the Peter Rabbit puppet show, go on a scavenger hunt, and shop the Plant and Book Sale!

Register online or call 302-856-7303

Mini Workshops

10:30 a.m. – New to Delaware with MG Susan Trone and MG Maggie McLaughlin

11:00 a.m. – Propagating Hydrangeas with MG Michele Walfred

11:30 a.m. – Making Salsa with MG Ana Dittel

12:00 p.m. – Growing Groundcovers with MG Gainor Urian

12:30 p.m. – Log and Succulent Centerpiece with MG Mary Noel – space limited to 20

1:00 p.m. – Small Fruits Tour with Emmalea Ernest, UD Fruit & Vegetable Scientist


Plant Sale – lots of natives!

Beekeepers – MG Chris Dominic, Jim Hopkins

Ask an Expert with Brian Kunkel, Megan Pleasanton, and Tracy Wootten – Bring your sick plants and gardening   questions!

Invasives – Crape Myrtle Bark Scale, Invasive Plant Law, Ban Information

Bugs – Dennis Barto

And more!

Children’s Activities

CD Painting

Butterfly Scavenger Hunt

Peter Rabbit Puppet Show