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October 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Building Drystack Walls

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Are you interested in building stone walls in your garden? This one-day workshop introduces you to basic mortar-free masonry techniques. Start with a classroom introduction to the fundamental steps involved in stacked-stone wall construction, then get some hands-on instruction in setting stones on site. Bring work gloves, safety glasses, a water bottle, and lunch.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, October 28th, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, November 4th).

About the Instructor:
Charlie Reidinger is a Grounds Maintenance Technician at Mt. Cuba Center. A native of Newark, DE, he worked in Arizona and California constructing and maintaining trails for the American Conservation Experience for the past ten years.

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