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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Herbal Properties of Native Plants

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Learn some of the wonderful medicinal properties of our native plants, and how to propagate, preserve, and protect our native powerhouses! Rachelan will touch on the history of herbalism in […]

$49

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

Gardening in Cooperation with Nature (and Neighbors): Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

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

$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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