Mt Cuba Center
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Thanks for a great year! Mt. Cuba Center is closed for general admission for the season and will reopen on April 3, 2024.

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

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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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Early Morning Photography

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Enjoy this early morning opportunity to photograph the gardens of Mt. Cuba Center when light quality is less intense, shadows are soft, and colors appear richer. Photographers of all experience […]

$29

Nature Photography

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Dramatic photos of wildlife seen in the garden are a joy to behold and an inspiration to all. Through lecture and onsite practice, professional photographer David Greaves presents insights on […]

$29

Garden Enthusiast Tour

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Take an in-depth look at the gardens and discover how to apply sustainable gardening practices. Learn about environmental topics such as climate change, systems-thinking, and consciously sourcing native plants for […]

$19

Plant Propagation

Save money and increase your garden plants through simple propagation techniques using seeds and cuttings. Review the ethics of wild-collected seed and learn the basics of seed biology, germination, and […]

$189

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

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