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We are now offering online classes and planning events in accordance with recommendations from the CDC and Delaware Division of Public Health.

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May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Container Gardening 101 (via GoToTraining)

Get the most out of your containers this year! Learn all about potting mixes, planting techniques, maintenance requirements, and plant and container selection. Leave with the confidence to keep your container gardens healthy and looking fresh all season long. Enjoy the whole day or register for individual sessions. This class will be held virtually online, […]

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May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Best Native Plants for Containers (via GoToTraining)

The beauty of using native plants in containers is that they are adapted to our local growing conditions. From short to tall, sun to shade, spring through fall, there are plenty of plants for creating a small, wildlife-friendly oasis on a balcony, patio, or porch. Leave with a list of our favorite container-loving natives. Enjoy […]

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May 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Garden Couture: From Inspiration to Installation (via GoToTraining)

Be inspired by the remarkably diverse container plantings at Mt. Cuba Center, from the styles and colors of the pots to the unique combinations of native plants in them. Then, observe a demonstration on designing, properly planting, and caring for a container garden. Enjoy the whole day or register for individual sessions. This class will […]

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May 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Working With Natural Dyes (via GoToTraining)

Nichole Gerding discusses historic uses of dyes, identifying and responsibly harvesting local dye-producing plants, and how to kick-start your own dye garden. Preparation and dyeing techniques using natural mordants and modifiers are presented. This class will be presented in a virtual format. A recording of the preparation and dyeing techniques will be sent to registered […]

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