Delaware Botanic Gardens now open Saturdays

October 14, 2019

Delaware Botanic Gardens recently announced that it is now open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. President Ray Sander said Saturday hours were added due to popular demand.

Within the DBG’s 37 acres, there are five gardens for guests to enjoy: the two-acre Meadow Garden conceived by world-renowned Dutch designer Piet Oudolf; the Learning Garden; the Folly Garden; the Woodland Edge Garden; and the 12-acre Woodland Garden which has 1,000 feet of shoreline at Pepper Creek.

The mission of the Delaware Botanic Gardens is to create a world-class, inspirational, educational and sustainable public botanic garden in southern Delaware for the benefit and enjoyment of all. The Delaware Botanic Gardens will celebrate the coastal plain with a sustainable garden that delights and educates visitors and inspires them to preserve Delmarva’s native landscape.

The address is 30220 Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro. To sign up for guided tours, go to