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

Yoga: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Increase range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, […]


Pyrography – Woodburning Art for Beginners: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Create your own beautiful wood-burned artwork in this one-of-a-kind workshop. Discover different woodburning techniques, compare how different types of wood burn, and explore your artistic side by creating various textures, […]


Shade-Loving Perennials

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Nearly every gardener has experienced the problem of too much shade, leaving them wondering, “What can I grow here?” This class addresses those challenges, from identifying the degrees of shade […]


Guided Trails Hike

Learn about Mt. Cuba’s approach to land management and the events that shape our past, current, and future landscapes. Become empowered to take ecologically beneficial actions to support native wildlife […]

Free – $3

Nature Journaling

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Capture a moment in time to revisit later through nature journaling. Observe and document the surroundings at Mt. Cuba Center with Kathy Elliot leading participants through the meditative process in […]


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