Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm.

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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.

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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

Craft a Fairy House: Section A

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Children – and those young at heart – love to play in the woods, so building a fairy house is a great way to nurture an appreciation of the natural […]

$8 – $15

Native Plants of Fall Hybrid Option

Our highly popular Native Plants Series is available in a new course format. View the prerecorded lectures at your own pace prior to joining Mt. Cuba staff for scheduled onsite […]

$205

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 […]

$4 – $19

How to Purchase High-Quality Trees

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

How do you know if the tree you’re about to purchase is going to thrive in the landscape? Learn the traits to look for in a superior tree and the […]

$29

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

Craft a Fairy House: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Children – and those young at heart – love to play in the woods, so building a fairy house is a great way to nurture an appreciation of the natural […]

$8 – $15

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