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An ecological gardening certificate student completes a Native Plants of Fall exam in Mt. Cuba Center's naturalistic gardens.
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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.

Mt. Cuba Center's natural lands pictured at sunset.
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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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In The News, Updates – June 3, 2024

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones Update

By Jay Kratz Perhaps you noticed that many of our native flowers bloomed earlier this year. We spotted sharp-lobed liver leaf (Anemone acutiloba) blooming in February! This trend of early […]

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In The News, Press Release – April 9, 2024

Mt. Cuba’s Native Plant Research Hits Retail

(Hockessin, Delaware—April 9, 2024)—This spring, home gardeners can take the guesswork out of purchasing native plants thanks to a collaboration between Mt. Cuba Center, the renowned native plant garden and […]

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In The News, Press Release, Updates – January 8, 2024

Expansion of White Clay Creek State Park

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), and the Delaware Open Space Council announced an expansion of 275 acres to White Clay Creek State Park in […]

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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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