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July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Leaf-Casting Workshop: Section A

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Encapsulate the splendor of nature in a resilient and functional piece of garden art using cement and real foliage as the mold. The cupped leaf sculpture creates a miniature water feature, attracting birds and butterflies to your garden. It is sure to add a new dimension to your backyard retreat. Wear old clothes and bring a pair of sturdy rubber gloves.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, July 27, 2024.

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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