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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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September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 21, 2019

Inviting Wildlife into the Garden

Transform your landscape into a garden that attracts a wealth of beneficial wildlife, including birds, bees, butterflies, and amphibians. Unlock the important connections between the roles of pollinators, the habitats they require, and the plants that feed them. Explore Mt. Cuba Center's naturalistic gardens to observe native bees in action, and discover the best native […]

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September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop: Propagating Native Ferns

Discover how simple it is to grow ferns from spores. Steve Pyne, Greenhouse Assistant at Mt. Cuba Center and skilled fern propagator, reviews the life cycle of these ancient plants, how to properly collect and dry fertile fronds, and the basic steps for successfully propagating ferns. Prepare a spore-starting medium, sow spores, and set up […]

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September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Garden Highlights Walks

Walk the gardens with an expert docent in this highlight of the gardens.

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September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

Behind-the-Scenes: A Deep Dive into Natural Lands

Hitch a hayride deep into our Natural Lands before adventuring on foot for a behind-the-scenes experience of Mt. Cuba's wilder side. Hike with a friendly and knowledgeable Docent to the far corners of the property and discover how Mt. Cuba applies "gardening on a higher level" in natural areas. Learn about ever-evolving land management strategies, […]

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September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

Sunset & S’mores

Bring the family out for a scenic hayride through Mt. Cuba's Natural Lands. Arrive at a bonfire where you can kick back and relax or explore your surroundings. Enjoy fireside snacks, s'mores, and adult and family-friendly beverages while the sun sets. Available on four Saturdays: September 21, September 28, October 5, and October 12 from […]

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September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

Hay Bales and Brews

  Don't miss this unique hayride-and-bonfire experience through Mt. Cuba Center's gorgeous natural areas. Our hay wagon travels through rolling hills and grassland fields, where you'll hear about Mt. Cuba's land management, conservation efforts and restoration projects. Arrive at a bonfire where you'll enjoy stunning vistas, tasty snacks and fireside brews. Advanced registration required as […]

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