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In The News, Updates – June 3, 2019

Friday Summer Fun

Soak Up Summer Sunsets Picnic Nights, Twilight on the Terrace, and tattoos! Every Friday, experience the evening light at Mt. Cuba Center with picnics, special events, live music, food trucks and more. Our gardens are open until 8 pm every Friday through September 6th. Every Friday: Picnic Nights Picnics welcome! Every Friday until September 6th, […]

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In The News, Updates – March 5, 2019

Give nature a helping hand

Make this spring a great time for the birds, the bees, and you! This article originally appeared in Out and About magazine. Read it in full here. Here in Delaware we have a beautiful variety of landscapes to enjoy, from forests and grasslands to dunes and beaches, and endless possibilities for the home garden. Here […]

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In The News, Press Release – December 13, 2018

Our New Director of Horticulture

Mt. Cuba Center welcomes George Coombs as Director of Horticulture for the 1,083-acre botanical garden. After a wide-ranging search, Coombs was promoted to the role on December 10. Coombs came to Mt. Cuba center in 2012 as the Trial Garden Assistant after years in the nursery industry, bringing with him a rich experience in connecting […]

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In The News – November 8, 2018

Mt. Cuba on The Joe Gardener Show podcast

This week, our Manager of Horticultural Research, George Coombs, was featured on one of our favorite podcasts–The Joe Gardener Show.

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In The News – August 28, 2018

The Best Sun-Loving Perennials

GROW Magazine from the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society brings a harvest of stories about passionate gardeners, horticultural projects, and great ideas for the home landscape. In the Summer 2018 issue, Denise Cowie asked Mt. Cuba Center horticulturist Susan Boss what her favorite sun-loving perennials are for our region. Her answers are reprinted below, with permission from PHS. […]

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