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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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Updates – May 28, 2020

New Safety Guidelines

Safety is our top priority as we welcome members and guests back to the gardens.   Please review the measures and guidelines below before visiting to help keep everyone safe. These guidelines are in accordance with recommendations from the CDC and Delaware Division of Public Health. We will update them as necessary.   Hours 10:00 a.m. […]

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Updates – October 28, 2020

Dig Deeper into Nature with Botanical Art

Getting up close and personal with the details of a plant isn’t just for horticulturists. Artists, also learn about their subjects in a deep and profound way by exploring the many details of a plant. Imagine getting to learn how to paint or draw the natural world in the “virtual” company of friends. It’s possible […]

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Updates – October 26, 2020

Fall Foliage Bursts into Color

Every autumn has its own rhythm says Bill Trescott, Mt. Cuba Center’s arboriculture manager. Weather conditions, temperature shifts, and mother nature all factor into when the best fall color will show through. Mt. Cuba’s native sweet gums, birches, sourwoods and black cherries are already putting on a show and our arborists predict fall foliage will […]

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Updates – October 23, 2020

Bring Bluebirds to Your Garden

Birds create the everyday soundtracks to our lives. They provide a soothing background chirp when on a walk, a lovely morning wake-up call through our open windows, or an exciting song while at the backyard feeder that can last for minutes even hours. In addition to their wonderful sound, birds play an important part in […]

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Learnings – October 22, 2020

The Reviews Are In For Online Classes

By Judi Free, education assistant In these crazy times, many of us have had to learn creative ways to continue to enjoy life.  Mt Cuba Center’s education department has pivoted to online classes to bring the public interesting, informative classes so that plant lovers can continue to learn about and enjoy gardens! We may not […]

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Learnings – October 16, 2020

Plant Perennials before Winter

There’s still time to plant your perennials this fall. The cooler temperatures make autumn plantings easier on plants and gardeners. Follow these tips for an easy installation that will help your plant thrive come spring. A well grown plant can have a very dense root system, an advantage when planting. You don’t want to just plunk it […]

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