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Updates – November 18, 2016

Master Planning Begins at Mt. Cuba Center

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Press Release, Updates – December 14, 2016

Monarda brings the heat to high summer

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Updates – January 25, 2017

Gardening for Wildlife

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In The News, Updates – January 26, 2017

If wildflowers could talk

The stories – and mysteries – of our native flowers with naturalist Carol Gracie Sleeping beneath the forest floor are spring’s wildflowers, waiting to emerge once the winter days wane. Each wildflower is crucially linked to its environment, whether by the pollinators which feed on its nectar and pollen or by the ants and beetles […]

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Updates – January 25, 2017

Gardening for Wildlife

Your Yard is Their Home – Landscape with Wildlife in Mind When it comes to feeding wildlife, native plants are the home gardener’s best bet. In winter, wildlife travels far and wide in search of food which increases the chance for homeowners to spot animal activity in their yards. “Watching winter wildlife in your backyard […]

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In The News, Updates – December 23, 2016

Cutting-Edge Conservation with the Chesapeake Conservancy

Chesapeake Conservancy using high-tech mapping tools to conserve habitat in the Chesapeake Bay watershed Successful land conservation projects depend on precise and up-to-date information about how land is used, including habitat exists. Conservationists have access to a trove of high-quality, high-resolution data and images for the nearly 100,000 square miles of land comprising the Chesapeake […]

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Press Release, Updates – December 14, 2016

Monarda brings the heat to high summer

Latest Mt. Cuba Center plant trial identifies top varieties of the plant for the mid-Atlantic region Monarda, commonly known as bee balm or wild bergamot, is the subject of a newly released research report by Mt. Cuba Center’s Research Horticulturist. The report details the results of a three year study of 40 different selections of […]

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Updates – November 28, 2016

Four tips for ecological gardening in autumn

An ecological gardener’s to-do list is short in autumn, but here’s a few tips to remind you what to do – and what not to do – to maintain the naturalistic qualities of landscapes, regardless of how large or small they are. A garden can provide both beauty and habitat value all winter long. 1. Foster […]

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