Welcome to this site in celebration of a beautiful new public garden in historic Old New Castle, Delaware. It is located behind The Dutch House at 32 East Third St, Old New Castle, DE 19720. Directions

The garden is home to over 200 different species of trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns and grasses. They are all North American native plants and almost every one is native to the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Many are native to Delaware.

If you would like to schedule a guided tour, please contact The New Castle Historical Society at 302-322-2794.

Click on any of the photos for an enlarged view

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon fern)2-3'h, part to full shade, average to wet acidic soil, native to much of the eastern half of North America

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
webpage says that the fuzz that covers the emerging fiddleheads is a favorite nesting material for birds.

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