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Whether you're an avid gardener or simply enjoy the outdoors, our events are fun for the entire family.

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March 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Class: Spring Gardening Saturday

Get ready for spring gardening with practical tips and eco-friendly ideas. Discover how to easily manage early season tasks; take your cues from nature and use native plants to support pollinators; and find out where to get plants that will make your garden look great this spring. Enjoy the whole day or register for individual […]

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March 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Class: Eco-Gardening: Plain and Simple

Eco-friendly gardening works with nature not against it. Learn how native plant gardens support pollinators and wildlife, benefit local water resources, and provide beautiful, healthy spaces for people to enjoy. Get motivated, with practical examples and plenty of native plant suggestions, to begin a manageable project that can provide a positive eco-impact! This session is […]

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March 30 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Class: Essential Spring Gardening Tips

Find out which tools are must-haves for pruning, digging, and transplanting perennials, trees, or shrubs. Discover how to revitalize the soil, prepare garden beds, properly cut back plants, and deal with weeds. Leave with a list of recommended hardy native plants, what to look for when purchasing them, and local garden centers that carry them. […]

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March 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Class: Knockout Natives for Every Landscape

Join Denise Gilchrist, Mt. Cuba Center’s Trial Garden Assistant, as she highlights some of the best native plants for our region, including unique species and colorful cultivars. Selecting from the top performers in our research trials, including Coreopsis, Baptisia, Monarda, and Phlox, Denise discusses their horticultural performance and shares information on which varieties make beautiful […]

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