A Longwood Christmas rings in the holidays, Nov. 24

A Longwood Christmas begins Nov. 24. A Longwood Christmas rings in the holiday season with a musically inspired display November 24–January 8. Explore the warm 4-acre conservatory and be enchanted by more than 50 trees decorated for the holiday season, including an 18-foot revolving tree adorned with musical instruments in our grand Music Room, and a 30-foot tree composed of more than 1,300 poinsettias,...

What To Do: Spring bursts into Chester County

A weekend full of fun, local events and happenings By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Spring is bursting out all over, but especially at Longwood Gardens, which kicks off its ‘Spring Blooms’ show, Saturday. Spring is bursting out all over — especially at Longwood Gardens (Route 1, Kennett Square, 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org). Visitors to Longwood this weekend...

Longwood, partners announce 2nd Community Read

In its second year, the Longwood Garden’s sponsored Community Read expands to two books, one for adults and another for kids: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Kimmerer, explores the human relationship to the natural world. New this year is the addition of a children’s title, The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. EAST MARLBOROUGH...

Longwood fountains to undergo renovation

Two-year project slated to begin this fall, will preserve historic details By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times An undated photo of the historic fountain at Longwood Gardens, slated for a two-year renovation project. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The iconic fountains at Longwood Gardens are about to get a 21st Century makeover, but fans of the historic landmark shouldn’t worry: most of the upgrades planned...

Two Kennett supervisors let ax fall unconditionally

By rushing Longwood demolition permit, they undermined planners, public By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times An ax  fell Tuesday night on preservationists’ hopes that three Longwood Gardens bungalows along U.S. 1 could be saved. Two of the three Kennett Township supervisors not only granted Longwood a demolition permit with no conditions attached, but they also solicited approval...