Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design horticulture, education and the art. We proudly offer a vibrant selection of world-class learning opportunities for both children and adul...
Program areas at Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens, Inc., located in kennett square, Pennsylvania, is the living legacy of pierre s. du pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts. Longwood Gardens is open year-round and during the year ended september 30, 2019 served in excess of 1.5 million visitors. Longwood Gardens sponsors an annual meeting of the visiting committee, which reviews the overall operation of the Gardens and issues a consensus report offering various methods for improvement. Longwood Gardens also offers a wide variety of continuing education courses dealing with various horticultural subjects.
Longwood cemetery llc-longwood has taken over management of the Longwood cemetery directly adjascent to the Gardens for asthetic reasons.
Seed your future - Longwood Gardens has taken over this program which is aimed at encouraging and developing young farmers and horticulturalists.
Admission income accounts for 56% of operating income and 39% of total income without which our goal of providing a world-class horticultural display would be impossible to accomplish.
Continuing education courses are horticulturally related, thereby creating greater understanding and appreciation of Longwood's exempt purpose.
Longwood sponsors performances in its outdoor amphitheater, and in other garden locations, with the intention of adding to the Gardens visitation experience and cultivating a greater horticultural interest in those who attend.
Facility rentals attract new attendees and give them access to Longwood's displays and events.
Miscellaneous income includes refunds and reimbursements that offset expenses incurred during the normal course of business.