Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at 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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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

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

Canceled: Fall Bounty Floral Arrangements: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

This program has been canceled as of 9/20/23. Celebrate the bounty of fall by creating a lush floral arrangement using fresh cut seasonal flowers from a local farm. Donna will […]


Canceled: Yoga on the Trails: Section B

This program is canceled as of 10/5/23. Walk fully present through the Mt. Cuba natural lands loop with designated stops for yoga postures and meditation. John McElderry will help bring […]


Lawn-less Yards

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Reducing the American lawn is beneficial for everyone. We can add more native plants, reduce flooding in our watersheds, attract pollinators, and bring balance to our ecosystems. Dive into some […]


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

Canceled: Fiesta en el Jardín

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

This program has been canceled as of  10/12/23. Spend an autumn afternoon in the gardens celebrating Mexican culture, dance, and mariachi as Mt. Cuba partners with the Hispanic American Association […]

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