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In The News, Updates – October 17, 2019

Trial Garden Update

Our Trial Garden features native plants and their cultivars in orderly rows so that we may directly compare the plants’ beauty, vigor and pollinator support. Sam Hoadley, Manager of Horticultural Research, can be found among the trials measuring plant size and evaluating floral display on a daily basis. This week, he published an update on […]

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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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