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.

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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

Workshop: Tool-Sharpening Techniques: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Sharp, well-maintained gardening tools help you get more work done in less time and with less effort. Charlie Reidinger, a Mt. Cuba Grounds Maintenance Technician, discusses and demonstrates professional-grade techniques […]


Using Medicinal Herbs

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to treat minor illnesses at home without the use of pharmaceuticals? Native herbals as well as common kitchen herbs could help […]


Residential Landscape Design Workshop: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Good garden design isn’t easy; but success awaits for anyone with a passion for plants, a little imagination, and proper guidance. Lee Armillei, a professional landscape designer, shows how to […]


Edible Landscaping Using Permaculture (Online)

Imagine a yard where trees are dripping with fresh fruits, shrubs are bejeweled with delicious berries, and gourmet mushrooms sprout in the shade. Join author and edible landscape designer, Michael […]


Nature Journaling: Winter Workshop

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Capture a moment in time to revisit later through nature journaling. Observe and document the surroundings at Mt. Cuba with Kathy leading participants through workshop activities. Dress for the weather […]


Workshop: Pruning for Homeowners: Section B

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin

Keep your trees and shrubs healthy, attractive, and long-lived using expert pruning techniques. In this hands-on workshop, learn basic pruning principles including how to make the correct cuts, the best […]


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