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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Wide shot of flowering Amsonia.
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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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Mt Cuba Center

Trials – June 10, 2022

Diverse Plants Bring Diverse Pollinators

By Alana Pugh Though National Pollinators Month is June, the vast array of native plant species grown here provide food and habitat for pollinating species throughout the year. “If you […]

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Trials – February 17, 2021

Coneflower Favorites from Mt. Cuba Staff

By Sam Hoadley and Laura Reilly Echinacea, also known as coneflowers, are fabulous native plants that deserve a place in every garden. Mt. Cuba Center has now trialed the genus […]

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