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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 plant it, they will come” was the takeaway from a recent native bee study at Mt. Cuba Center that found bees previously unknown to exist […]

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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 Echinacea twice; the first time in 2007 to 2009 (48 cultivars and species evaluated), and again between 2018 to 2020 (75 cultivars and species evaluated). […]

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