Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at Mt. Cuba Center.
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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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Mt Cuba Center
Learnings – April 14, 2022

Iconic Wildflowers in Peril

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Press Release – June 1, 2022

Woodland Glade Opens at Mt. Cuba

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Updates – July 11, 2022

Kestrels Take Flight at Mt. Cuba Center

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Updates – May 11, 2023

Sam Hoadley Honored in 40 under 40

  Mt. Cuba Center is happy to announce that Sam Hoadley, Mt. Cuba’s manager of horticultural research has been selected as a member of the GPN (Greenhouse Product News) 40 Under […]

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Updates – April 16, 2023

Native orchids for the garden

By Kevin Allen Few plants can match the allure of an orchid. As one of the largest and most diverse plant families, the Orchidaceae currently boasts about 30,000 identified species. […]

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Press Release, Updates – March 31, 2023

Enchanting Gardens Await

The wait is finally over, and Mt. Cuba Center officially opens our gates for visitation on Saturday, April 1, 2023. We are thrilled to welcome members and guests back to […]

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Updates – March 27, 2023

The Women of Mt. Cuba

By Alana Pugh Mt. Cuba Center is a place full of fascinating history. It takes no less than a village to transform dry, desecrated, barren farmland into a teeming hub […]

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Press Release – March 13, 2023

Innovative Educational Offerings at Mt. Cuba

Mt. Cuba Center’s Spring-Summer 2023 Program Guide includes many expert-led gardening, art, conservation, and wellness programs with several being offered for the first time at night, on weekends, and in […]

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