Botanic gardens to showcase Sea Witch and scarecrows

October 19, 2021

Delaware Botanic Gardens will participate in this year’s Sea Witch Festival by creating a unique nine-foot Sea Witch and new scarecrow trail to be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30 and 31.

“Our wonderful volunteers wanted to celebrate the end of the harvest season and invite the community on Oct. 29, 30, and 31, to see our interpretation of the Sea Witch and to enjoy a special scarecrow trail. In addition, our guests will judge and vote on which of nine scarecrows is the best DBG scarecrow,” said Ray Sander, Delaware Botanic Gardens president.

“We invite families to enjoy DBG’s gardens decorated for the fall season. The plants and trees are beginning to show their fall colors,” said Sheryl Swed, executive director.

“Our volunteers and staff have worked hard to enhance our gardens with new seasonal adventures. Costumes are welcome. Please join us for a joyful fall harvest celebration time,” said Stephen Pryce Lea, director of horticulture.

Delaware Botanic Gardens is at 30220 Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro.

For reservations, go to Walk-ins are welcome.

Members are admitted free. Nonmember adults pay $12 admission, and children under 16 are admitted free.


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