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

Show-Stopping Autumn Perennials

The garden season is winding down, but there are many native plants giving one final burst of color at this time of year. Join Nancy Bell as she highlights her favorite autumn perennials, from goldenrods to asters, ironweed, and more. Leave with a detailed list of beautiful, ecologically friendly, and trouble-free plants to add to […]

$19

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October 9 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Fall Gardening Saturday

Even though we think of the change of seasons as an end to the gardening season, autumn is a busy time of year – both as wrap-up for the summer season and as prep for the next year. Join us on this fun, information-filled day and take away a wealth of ideas for successful gardening […]

$49

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October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Garden Enthusiast Tour

Take an in-depth look at our gardens with an expert Docent, learn about notable native plants, and receive tips on sustainable gardening practices. Tour content will vary as the gardens are dynamic and ever-changing. Come back for a new experience each time. Tours are two hours in length and include walking over rolling terrain and […]

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October 9 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

How Dead & Dying Trees Support Wildlife

Most people are familiar with the innumerable benefits of living trees – but even after their death, trees provide vital habitat, shelter, and food for wildlife. Although clearing away dead branches and trees is standard property management practice, leaving them in place can provide essential resources for wildlife. Join us as we learn how dead […]

$19

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October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hayride and Hike

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 tour guide 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 […]

$19

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October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Avoiding Common Gardening Mistakes

Even the most knowledgeable, experienced gardeners can make mistakes. With 30 years of experience answering garden questions as an Extension Educator, Connie Schmotzer has compiled a list of reasons for plant failure. Discover the most common errors gardeners make and the science behind their remedies. From appropriate plant selection to proper pruning and planting techniques, […]

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October 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sold Out: Sunset and S’mores

This program is sold out as of September 22. Bring the family out for a scenic hayride through Mt. Cuba’s stunning 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. Advanced registration required; space […]

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October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hay Bales and Brews

Don’t miss this unique hayride experience through Mt. Cuba’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 brews, and fireside snacks. Advanced registration is required; space is […]

$29

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