Butterfly Thursdays at Delaware Botanic Gardens
Sheryl Swed, Executive Director of Delaware Botanic Garden (DBG) announced a new series of events, “Butterfly Thursdays” at the gardens every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. starting Thursday, July 29th running through Thursday August 26th Carol McCloud, Vice President and Volunteer-Tour Director said, “Two of our most knowledgeable volunteer leaders, retired science teacher Margaret Kimmel and Craig Haggerty a retired math teacher will be giving a short lecture followed by a tour of the Piet Oudolf Meadow Garden, where the Butterflies and other pollinators abound. All are welcome.”
The Butterfly program is free for members but they must sign-up in advance. Non- member adults pay only a $12 admission fee and their children 16 and under receive free admission but must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian. In this program you will also get to see lots of bees. Members and non-members can sign up at the website for Butterfly Thursdays. For reservations go to
The DBG is open to the public Thursdays – Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations recommended but “walk-ins” welcome.
The Delaware Botanic Gardens is located at 30220 Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro, DE 19939.