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September 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Gardening in Cooperation with Nature (and Neighbors): Section B

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Address neighborhood expectations about tidiness, property values, and aesthetics without giving up the goal of gardening with nature in mind. Devise a plan for planting and maintaining the most visible or prominent areas of your yard. Kathy Elliot will discuss “cues for care” that just may convince the whole neighborhood you are on to something. A tour of the gardens with Kathy will reinforce ideas from the class.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

An additional section of this program takes place on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. Click here to register for that date.

About the Instructor:
Kathy Elliot works as an Educator at Mt. Cuba Center. She has bachelor’s degrees in Plant Science and English from the University of Delaware and earned a Certificate of Merit in Landscape Design from Longwood Gardens. She worked for fifteen years at a family-owned,
plant-focused garden center in south-central Pennsylvania, where she multi-tasked between landscape design and garden center management.

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