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In The News, Updates – August 1, 2017

Lawn, Begone!

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Updates – August 7, 2017

Student Spotlight: Joe Protano

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In The News, Updates – August 23, 2017

Communities of Life

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In The News, Updates – August 23, 2017

Communities of Life

Conserving the earth in big and small ways requires community Under the hot August sun, tiger swallowtail butterflies, bumble bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators dart about among the dozens of varieties of native helenium flowers that are currently under observation in Mt. Cuba Center’s Trial Garden. Two or three days a week, Judy Hardman can […]

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Updates – August 7, 2017

Student Spotlight: Joe Protano

It only took one class at Mt. Cuba Center for Joe Protano to get hooked on the Ecological Gardening Certificate program. Recently retired from a career in accounting, Joe wanted to follow his passion for the natural world, so he signed up for Native Plants of Spring to learn 60 notable plants of the season—including […]

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In The News, Updates – August 1, 2017

Lawn, Begone!

Switch unused grassy lawns into native plants to protect Delaware “If I’m not working in the River, I’m working in my garden,” says Maya van Rossum, as she tugs a weedy vine from a cluster of bright phlox. For van Rossum, river work and garden work are one and the same. She is the Delaware […]

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In The News – July 6, 2017

The Plant Health Toolkit

When it comes to yard care, bugs can be your best friends HOCKESSIN, Del. (July 6, 2017) – Leading a group of gardening students underneath a sour gum tree (Nyssa sylvantica) along Mt. Cuba Center’s driveway, Jimmy Testa gently pulls down a branch to show students what he sees. “This is a wheel bug nymph,” he […]

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In The News, Updates – June 7, 2017

Drumroll, please…New plant introductions!

It’s the time of year to scour native plant sales and local nurseries for new additions to the garden. While the choices may seem endless, the plants available to purchase are the result of a long chain of events involving the many people who find, grow and test plants for the public.

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