The Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture

The Longwood Graduate Program is one of the premier educational opportunities in public horticulture. Established in 1967, the Program is a partnership between Longwood Gardens and the University of Delaware, providing a fully-funded graduate experience of academic coursework, research, experiential learning, international exposure, and community engagement. The Program prepares transformational leaders through an innovative and practical immersion at one of the great gardens of the world. Our graduates earn a M.S. in Public Horticulture and attain prominent leadership positions at gardens and cultural institutions across the U.S. and abroad.

Program Leaders
Dr. Brian Trader, Interim Director
Ms. Marnie Conley, Program Co-Leader


The Latest News from The Longwood Graduate Program

The Mission House with summer blooming perennials
Landscape architect Fletcher Steele's designs at the Mission House and Naumkeag were the focus of the final morning of the [...]
Mon, Jun 15, 2015
LGP Student Blog
The Magnificent Grand House at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
For the fourth day of their 2015 North American Experience, the Fellows toured two stunning estate properties of The Trustees [...]
Sat, Jun 13, 2015
LGP Student Blog
Hiking up to the Grass
On Wednesday, the Fellows filled their day with visits to incredibly diverse and beautiful Trustees properties. At the first stop, [...]
Fri, Jun 12, 2015
LGP Student Blog