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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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October 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Give yourself a head start on next year’s garden by taking care of it now! Kathy presents tips on how to improve soil quality, protect perennials over winter, encourage sites for beneficial insects, and manage all those fallen leaves. Discover how easy it is to use sustainable gardening practices that keep the garden tidy, healthy, […]

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October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Garden Enthusiast Tour

See the gardens as they show off each season's spectacle. Second Saturday of the month, 10 AM. $15 per person.

$5 – $15

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October 12 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Bulletproof Perennials for the Autumn Garden

The garden season is winding down, but there are lots of flowers in bloom giving one final burst of color at this time of year. Join Nancy as she highlights her favorite autumn perennials, from asters and goldenrods to ironweed and snakeroot. Go home with options to add beautiful, ecologically friendly, and colorful plants to […]

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October 12 @ 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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October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Solving the Shady Garden Dilemma

Are you challenged by what to grow in the shade? Eileen Boyle, Mt. Cuba Center’s Director of Conservation and Research, begins with sorting out the difference between light shade, partial shade, and deep shade. Then, she presents a variety of native perennials and shrubs that thrive in those conditions, focusing on flowering season, foliage texture, […]

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October 12 @ 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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October 12 @ 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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October 12 @ 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 […]

$25

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