Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Classes offered year-round. Learn to garden in harmony with nature, take an art or wellness class, and more!

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Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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Mt Cuba Center

In The News – June 11, 2021

All About Christina Cultural Arts Center

This month, Mt. Cuba welcomes performers from Delaware’s Christina Cultural Arts Center on June 25 from 6-7:30 pm. These students are passionate about expressing themselves through music, dance, drama, media […]

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In The News – May 24, 2021

Historic Beaver Valley Added To National Historic Park

Courtesy of The Conservation Fund DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (May 20, 2021) — Today, The Conservation Fund announced the addition of the 254-acre Beaver Valley property along Brandywine Creek to First State National Historical […]

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In The News – May 3, 2021

Vote for Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center, a public garden dedicated to native plants and ecological gardening, is once again in the running for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Botanical Garden” […]

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In The News – July 22, 2020

Best of Delaware 2020

Limited Time Only10% off 2020 Online Gardening & Art Classes Mt. Cuba Center won editor’s pick for Best Upstate Creative Workshops in Delaware Today’s annual Best of Delaware competition! “Fancy […]

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In The News, Press Release – July 17, 2020

Mt. Cuba Center Named Best Botanical Garden

The public garden won by voting as part of USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards Hockessin, De. (July 17, 2020) – Mt. Cuba Center, a public garden dedicated to native […]

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