Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Program Guide

Classes offered year-round. Learn to garden in harmony with nature, take an art or wellness class, and more!

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Trial Garden

Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

Mt. Cuba Center's natural lands pictured at sunset.
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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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Classes & Events

Keystone Species for Pollinator Gardens

Do you want to bring more butterflies, birds, and bees into your garden? Join Mt. Cuba Center’s public programs assistant, Leah Brooks, to find out which plants will give you […]


Spring Gardening Saturday

Get ready to dig, plant, and cultivate this spring by learning eco-friendly ideas and gardening tips from the pros. Discover how to garden in harmony with nature and select the […]


Doing Your Best in the Garden

Spring is coming, and with it, our desire to get going in the garden. This class is a crash course in best garden practices to be a good steward of […]


Right Plant, Right Place

Choose the right plant for the right place based on the environmental conditions, available space, and desired look for your yard to avoid costly oversights. Learn how to select site-appropriate […]


Tidy Gardens for All to Enjoy

Address neighborhood expectations about tidiness, property values, and aesthetics without giving up the goal of gardening ecologically with nature in mind. Devise a plan for planting and maintaining the most […]


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