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Learnings – April 19, 2021

Native Bee Survey

Results are in from one of the most significant studies ever completed on Delaware’s bees. From 2018-2019, Mt. Cuba Center partnered with Matthew J. Sarver of Sarver Ecological to scientifically measure which species of bees were attracted to our gardens and natural lands to better aid in bee conservation. Surprisingly, several species were found that […]

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Learnings – March 31, 2021

Planning for a Beautiful Spring Garden

Spring is an exciting time for all gardeners, but without years of experience, it can be intimidating for novices.

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Learnings – February 18, 2021

Invisible Layers in the American Landscape

African American influence on American horticulture has been hidden in plain sight. Gain a fresh perspective on influences from the past 400 years that have previously gone unnoticed this month in Mt. Cuba’s program Invisible Layers in the American Landscape.  Abra Lee, owner of Conquer the Soil — a brand at the intersection of plants […]

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Learnings – October 22, 2020

The Reviews Are In For Online Classes

By Judi Free, education assistant In these crazy times, many of us have had to learn creative ways to continue to enjoy life.  Mt Cuba Center’s education department has pivoted to online classes to bring the public interesting, informative classes so that plant lovers can continue to learn about and enjoy gardens! We may not […]

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Learnings – October 16, 2020

Plant Perennials before Winter

There’s still time to plant your perennials this fall. The cooler temperatures make autumn plantings easier on plants and gardeners. Follow these tips for an easy installation that will help your plant thrive come spring. A well grown plant can have a very dense root system, an advantage when planting. You don’t want to just plunk it […]

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