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April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Shade Loving Spring Perennials

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Become a successful shade gardener using versatile, easy to grow, spring flowering perennials. From foamflower and heucheras to hydrangeas and ferns, the unique colors and textures of shade loving plants create exciting new effects and beautifully accent existing specimens. A guided tour of the garden to highlight the shade loving beauties included.

This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Wednesday, April 24, 2024.

About the Instructor:
Nancy Bell is the Education and Garden Coach Coordinator at Gateway Garden Center in Hockessin. She has Certificates of Merit in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design from Longwood Gardens.

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