Inspiring through beauty,
engaging through education




The Delaware Botanic Gardens is a world-class, inspirational, educational, and sustainable public botanic garden in southern Delaware, created for the benefit and enjoyment of all.

You know and love the beach.
Now come see what treasures lie along Delaware’s Inland Bays.

Our Mission

Follow Our Story > to find out what lies ahead for the Delaware Botanic Gardens and the path it has taken to get here. Its mission, its vision, and its guiding values are all explained in this section. Read more and then make a commitment to help us continue to germinate these inspiring Gardens.

Our Gardens to be

Follow Our Gardens > to view the gardens in progress—from the water features and the woodlands, to our planned visitor center (seen in the rendering above), out onto the lawn, into the meadow, then down to our boardwalk and landing fronting the picturesque Pepper Creek.

Our Events

Follow Our Events > to learn about events already underway at the Delaware Botanic Gardens. Noted lecturers offer history & advice on a wide range of garden topics and our annual fundraiser--a not-to-be missed farm dinner catered by SoDel Concepts-is always sold out to garden and food lovers.

Banner photograph: A view of Pepper Creek at sunrise, with the garden site on the left. Photograph © Ken Arni
Panel photographs: By Ray Bojarski.