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Get ready for spring with classes and events at Mt. Cuba Center

Spring-Summer 2017 Program Guide features enriching programs for all levels

Get up close and personal with plants

From basic plant identification to multi-session botany courses, Mt. Cuba Center has classes at every level.

Mt. Cuba Center’s spring and summer programs are now open for registration. This latest lineup of spring and summer classes and events cover the wide world of native plant gardening, wellness, art and conservation. Browse classes on Mt. Cuba Center’s website here or view the Program Guide on Issuu.

From single-session classes designed to give homeowners the basics for making their landscape a beautiful and sustainable habitat, to in-depth courses about seasonal native plants, Mt. Cuba Center’s gardening classes inspire students to bring native plant gardening home. Classes at Mt. Cuba Center take place in a relaxed, natural setting and give students a hands-on learning experience led by native plant experts and are offered at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Mt. Cuba Center also offers an Ecological Gardening Certificate program, which provides a comprehensive approach to gardening in harmony with nature through a series of classes. Gardeners of all levels learn the importance of life in the soil, how to identify and grow native plants, and the fundamentals of eco-friendly horticulture practices.

Dig into compost and soil basics at Mt. Cuba Center

Crafters and DIY-ers can find a variety of workshops from flower arranging with wildflowers to creating nature-inspired jewelry, to soap making with native plants. Hikers and outdoors enthusiasts can join Mt. Cuba Center’s variety of wellness programs to take invigorating hikes through the gardens and natural areas, or increase mindfulness with yoga and meditation classes.

Stretch and strengthen with wellness classes at Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center’s Spring and Summer 2017 Program Guide also details upcoming events, like Spring Gardening Saturday, set to take place on March 25, and features a series of quick classes to help gardeners start the season right. Also included are details on free events, like the Annual Wildflower Celebration (April 23) and the Spring Art-In (May 19).

Browse classes on our website here or view the Spring-Summer 2017 Program Guide (Issuu) (PDF).