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.

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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Vernonia for Every Garden: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

The genus Vernonia, commonly known as ironweed, is an often-overlooked aster relative that has tremendous horticultural potential. Vernonia ranges from compact and tidy plants to towering behemoths topping out at […]

$29

Eco-Printed Silk Scarves: Section C

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Create stunning silk scarves using leaves and other natural materials in this one-day workshop. Learn how to bundle and wrap fabric and plant materials so that prints come out clearly […]

$95

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

Carex for Every Garden

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Carex are a diverse and versatile, yet underutilized genus of native plants that are overflowing with garden merit. They can fill various niches in landscapes as groundcovers and living mulch, […]

$29

Sunset and S’mores

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 […]

$15

Hay Bales and Brews

This unique hayride experience travels through rolling hills and grassland fields in Mt. Cuba’s picturesque natural areas. Learn about Mt. Cuba’s land management, conservation efforts, and restoration projects. Arrive at […]

$25

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