Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at Mt. Cuba Center.
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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!

Carex barrattii
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Trial Garden

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.

Two guests walk down the West Slope path in spring at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Mt Cuba Center

Press Release, Updates – March 31, 2023

Enchanting Gardens Await

The wait is finally over, and Mt. Cuba Center officially opens our gates for visitation on Saturday, April 1, 2023. We are thrilled to welcome members and guests back to […]

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Press Release – March 13, 2023

Innovative Educational Offerings at Mt. Cuba

Mt. Cuba Center’s Spring-Summer 2023 Program Guide includes many expert-led gardening, art, conservation, and wellness programs with several being offered for the first time at night, on weekends, and in […]

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Press Release – January 17, 2023

Carex as Problem-Solving Perennials

According to a four-year trial conducted by Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware, Carex, also known as sedges, are one of the most effective and versatile problem-solving plants for home […]

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Press Release – June 1, 2022

Woodland Glade Opens at Mt. Cuba

New beginnings start at Mt. Cuba Center. The Mid-Atlantic botanic garden opens a new guest arrival experience in June with the unveiling of a Woodland Glade entrance garden, a sustainable […]

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Press Release – February 22, 2022

Learn and Grow with Mt. Cuba in 2022

Mt. Cuba Center’s Spring-Summer 2022 Program Guide introduces more than 100 expert-led classes in gardening, conservation, art, and wellness. The latest program guide brings botanical education via online and in-person […]

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