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In The News – June 11, 2020

Mt. Cuba Center in The New York Times

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In The News, Press Release – July 17, 2020

Mt. Cuba Center Named Best Botanical Garden

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Press Release – January 4, 2022

Dr. Ellen Lake Joins Mt. Cuba Center Team

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Updates – May 16, 2022

James Rockwell Honored for 2022 40 Under 40 Class

GPN (Greenhouse Product News), the leading business publication for horticulture professionals, recently named James Rockwell, Mt. Cuba’s greenhouse and nursery manager, as an honoree in its 40 Under 40 Class of 2022. For the past four years, James has led the development and design of new production facilities  — including building a new, energy neutral […]

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Learnings – April 14, 2022

Iconic Wildflowers in Peril

Among North American wildflowers, few are as beloved and culturally relevant as Trillium. A new report led by the ABQ BioPark, NatureServe, and Mt. Cuba Center analyzed risk factors to these plants and found that 32 percent of all North American Trillium species or varieties are threatened with extinction. Found throughout the eastern United States […]

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Updates – April 1, 2022

New Beginnings Start Here

EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY OF NATIVE PLANTS. The iconic Mt. Cuba Center gate officially opens Friday, April 1, welcoming members and guests back to the gardens and trails. There is much to see and do at Mt. Cuba this spring, ranging from tranquil, picturesque garden walks to events, classes, and a new entrance garden. Read on […]

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Learnings – March 25, 2022

Mountain-mint Seed Cleaning

By Ellen Lake, James Rockwell, Amy Highland, and Sam Hoadley Mt. Cuba Center collects plant material from wild populations for a variety of horticultural and conservation purposes, including evaluations in the Trial Garden. Collections from wild populations are conducted following ethical and sustainable practices. For example, Mt. Cuba’s team almost always collects seeds, not whole plants. This […]

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Updates – March 3, 2022

Biophilia, The Human & Nature Connection

By Erika Iouriev Are humans innately in touch with nature? According to psychologist Erich Fromm, “biophilia is the passionate love of life and of all that is alive.” Fromm suspected that humans are naturally drawn to nature and living things. Though the concept of biophilia is as old as Aristotle, it wasn’t popularized until the […]

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