Seeing the Meadow

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Longwood Gardens is offering guided tours of its new meadow on select days and times from June 21 through Aug. 26. (Michael Bryant/Staff Photographer)

Longwood Gardens is offering guided tours of its new meadow on select days and times from June 21 through Aug. 26. Free with admission, they focus on topics such as meadow ecology, pollinators, birds, and wildflowers.

Guests should be able to manage moderate inclines, and come with walking shoes, hat, water bottle, and binoculars. There are bird-watching scopes at some spots in the meadow.

Free transportation is available between the meadow entrance and the Webb Farmhouse.

Meadow Days, when experts will be on hand to answer questions, will be Aug. 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and on Sept. 20 and Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Garden and meadow hours: Sunday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Longwood Gardens is at 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. Tickets are available at the door or at tickets.longwoodgardens.org. Prices vary. Information: 610-388-1000 or longwoodgardens.org

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