Mt. Cuba Center’s Fall-Winter 2022 Program Guide introduces more than 100 expert-led classes in gardening, conservation, art, and wellness with a focus on native plants and ecological gardening. Online and in-person classes give students of all levels the building blocks they need to create beautiful gardens that support wildlife. Browse the program guide at mtcubacenter.org/programguide.
In addition to Mt. Cuba’s popular programs like the Fall Gardening Saturday series, new programs offered this fall and winter provide opportunities to:
- Learn from the pros in the Online Mt. Cuba Center Lecture Series:
- Annie White, PhD, digs into pros and cons of using native plant species and cultivars in Pollinators and Native Plant Cultivars (Online)
- Ecological landscape designer Jeff Lorenz of Refugia Design makes a case for Putting Plants to Work (Online) to create beautiful, resilient gardens
- Pulitzer Prize finalist and best-selling author Scott Weidensaul takes flight in The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds (Online)
- Be inspired and motivated to get involved as Ellen Lake, PhD, presents Mt. Cuba Conservation: Behind the Scenes (Online)
- Re-think gardening so You CAN Garden for Life! (Online) and continue Adapting for Your Spring Garden (Online) with Toni Gattone on Oct. 18
- Celebrate Mexican culture, dance, and mariachi with Fiesta en el Jardin on Oct. 22
- Bring the whole family to discover the wild side of Mt. Cuba at Nature Play Day on Nov. 5
- Revel in nature while improving your writing in the Poetry Workshop Series with Ares Headley
- Develop a deeper connection to trees with Mt. Cuba arborists, William Trescott and Scott Kelley, in the newest Ecological Gardening Certificate course, Ecological Arboriculture
- Paint outdoors with Mt. Cuba’s gardens as your muse in En Plein Air on September 17.
Both online and in-person classes offer engaging learning experiences where instructors can answer questions in real time. Group discussion is encouraged, and many courses have handouts and additional materials.
In addition to its fall and winter offerings, Mt. Cuba offers customized Group Lectures on topics ranging from Autumn Perennials to Native Groundcovers and more. Learn about native plants from Mt. Cuba’s gardening experts and get great suggestions for your home landscape. Each lecture includes time for audience questions and answers and lasts about 60 minutes. For more information or scheduling, call 302.239.5083 or email groupsales at mtcubacenter dot org.