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The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens will host a "Mid-Summer Night's Stroll" on Wednesday, July 20.

July 20: Garden stroll

UD Botanic Gardens sets 'Mid-Summer Night's Stroll'


1:40 p.m., June 14, 2011--A "Mid-Summer Night’s Stroll" during the height of summer bloom will be held in the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens on Wednesday, July 20, from 4-6:30 p.m. 

Those who attend will have an opportunity to check out the next “must have” plants in the Trial Garden, watch the butterflies feast on native plants along the Lepidoptera Trail, and see the Herbaceous Garden awash in the colors of summer. 

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The free event features staff on hand to answer questions, light refreshments, music by the Royal Palm Steel Band and the opportunity to purchase plants found blooming in the Herbaceous Garden. Plant sales will be by cash and checks only. 

Ice cream from the UDairy Creamery will also be available for purchase. 

Attendees will meet in the Herbaceous Garden behind Townsend Hall on the UD’s South Campus. Reservations are requested. Contact Donna Kelsch at 302-831-2531, send email to or visit the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens website.

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