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.

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (bearberry) evergreen ground cover, up to 5"h and sprawling, full sun is best, well drained soil important, pink flower is spring, red berry, native range includes mid Atlantic and northeast US

This is a very attractive ground cover that thrives in full sun and well drained soil. Missouri Botanical Garden webpage has more information about this garden worthy plant.

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