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July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Demystifying Toxic Plants Tour

Aconitum uncinatum a beautiful but infamous toxic plants
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Join this walking discussion of toxic plant adaptations and how they influence plant defense, edibility, propagation, and ecological value for wildlife. Learn why many of these plants are maligned in horticulture and public perception, as well as some practical ways they can enhance a home garden. one hour, $7 in addition to admission, free for members.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, July 6, 2024.

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