Cape Gazette

Garden and Farm Briefs

Feb 26, 2015

Lewes in Bloom offers buses to Philadelphia Flower Show March 5

Due to demand, Lewes in Bloom will be offering a second bus to the Philadelphia Flower Show. The public is invited to join Lewes in Bloom's bus tour to the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show Thursday, March 5. The theme this year is Celebrate the Movies, and the show will feature large-scale gardens, elaborate landscapes and impressive floral creations. Cost is $65 per person, including transportation and show ticket. The bus will depart from the Food Lion parking lot at Five Points in Lewes at 9 a.m. and leave Philadelphia at approximately 4 p.m. To make reservations or for more information visit, contact Linda Davidson at 302-703-2676 or mail a check to LIB, PO Box 308, Lewes, DE 19958.

Botanical illustrators to exhibit at flower show Feb. 28 to 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

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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