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May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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National Public Gardens Day

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Commemorate America’s public garden heritage with a visit to Mt. Cuba Center. Relax in our gardens, enjoy a picnic lunch, or take a leisurely stroll among spring wildflowers. Participate in family-friendly programs from 10 am to 2 pm! Guided walks are available (for an additional $2). Guests will take home a free native plant, while supplies last. Enjoy food and beverages from local food trucks: Doggie Style (hot dogs) and Scission Espresso (coffee and desserts).

These activities are available until 2 pm:

Top 10 Native Plants
Not sure what you plant in your own home garden? Whether you have sun or shade, check out these 10 easy-to-grow native plants.

Spin on Natives
Take a turn spinning our wheel of native plants to learn what it means to be native and why it’s important!

Mt. Cuba Center Selection
Take home a free Mt. Cuba Center selection plant! A welcome herald of spring, the Blue Moon woodland phlox is topped with fragrant blue flowers and the perfect choice for brightening shaded areas.

Reduced admission rates for National Public Gardens Day:

Season Pass Holders – Free
Adults – $5
Children ages 6-17 – $2
Children 5 and under – Free

Purchase tickets here.