Cape Gazette

Garden and Farm Briefs

Mar 05, 2015

Botanical illustrators to exhibit at flower show through March 8

The booth of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators at the Philadelphia Flower Show will feature an exhibit of more than 35 precise paintings as well as continuous demonstrations of how that precision is realized. The demonstrations are ongoing every day of the show from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 28 to March 8. The exhibit and the demonstrations are by the 75 local members of the PSBI. For more information, go to or email Sarah Maxwell at

Native plant workshop set for March 14 in Dover

The Delaware Native Plant Society will hold its winter/spring workshop at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 14, at St. Jones Reserve in Dover. The focus for this workshop will be the process of landscape design as well as the benefits of conservation landscaping. Attendees will learn how to apply design principles such as form, line, mass, color, repetition and scale to gardens and the native plants that suit them. To register or for more information, email Registration is free but space is limited.

Cordrey Center to host final indoor farmers market March 17

The last indoor farmers market of the season will be noon to 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, at The Cordrey Center in Millsboro. Twenty-one local vendors will be selling their goods. For the last market, there will be music by Matt Lafferty, a cooking demonstration, and the first 100 attendees will receive a shamrock plant to take home with them. The Cordrey Center is at 30366 Cordrey Road, Millsboro. For more information, call 302-945-3489 or visit




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