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Press Release – September 9, 2018

Fall Walks and Hikes

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Updates – September 11, 2018

7 Plants that Love “Wet Feet”

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Press Release – September 19, 2018

Fall Hay Wagon Tours

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Updates – September 21, 2018

From Student to Steward: Summersweet Natives

Mt. Cuba Center’s students go on to do amazing things. Take Joseph Russel, Ecological Gardening Certificate student, who founded Summersweet Native Plants, a native plant nursery located in Mays Landing, NJ. Inspired by the beauty and diversity of native plants, he uses native plants to create a sense of place. Here, he answers five questions […]

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Press Release – September 19, 2018

Fall Hay Wagon Tours

Hay wagons will carry visitors over Mt. Cuba Center’s rolling hills during a series of weekend hayrides this fall. Riders will experience the fall colors and historic vistas that inspired renowned painter Andrew Wyeth’s affection for rural landscapes. A fitting tribute to the region’s agricultural heritage, a ride on a hay wagon is an opportunity […]

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Updates – September 11, 2018

7 Plants that Love “Wet Feet”

Native plants are adapted to the local climate, including the steady rains we’ve had here in northern Delaware. Here’s seven plants that love wet feet, and that you can spot in our gardens in late summer: Silver and Gold redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea ‘Silver and Gold’) This attractive shrub gets all the more interesting after […]

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Press Release – September 9, 2018

Fall Walks and Hikes

Mt. Cuba Center is offering a new way to experience its woodlands, fields and gardens: A series of five walk-and-talk tours led by high-level garden staff who share their perspective and insights.   Mt. Cuba Center Fall Walks & Hikes will give participants the chance to get outdoors while learning about master planning, land acquisition, hydrology, collections […]

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Press Release – September 4, 2018

Conserving 88 Acres of Revolutionary History

The 88-acre Osborne Hill Farm property in Pennsylvania’s Chester County, an important site in Revolutionary War history, is valuable open space, featuring rolling hills, early 19th century buildings and woodlands. It is the site from which British General William Howe directed the movements of the British Army at the Battle of Brandywine on September 11, […]

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