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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 – January 21, 2021

Ecological Landscape Design

This winter expand your mind and your landscape with our upcoming class, Ecological Landscape Design. In this six-week Ecological Gardening Certificate course, students broaden their design skills by learning how to measure, inventory, and analyze a site. “At the most basic level, the Ecological Landscape Design course teaches the design process,” says instructor Jenna Webster. […]

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Press Release – January 8, 2021

Captivating Coneflowers

After three years of evaluation, Mt. Cuba Center reveals Echinacea for the Mid-Atlantic Region, its latest research report evaluating 75 species and cultivars of this immensely popular native perennial. Sam Hoadley, manager of horticultural research, studied these selections and ranked the plants based on their floral display, health, and attractiveness for pollinators and other beneficial […]

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Updates – January 4, 2021

January Downloads for Your Screens

Enjoy a winter wonderland scene with this downloadable wallpaper of Mt. Cuba Center’s ponds covered in fresh snow. The wallpaper comes in various sizes to fit different computer screens and mobile devices, and is free to download for personal use.   Sizes: Small laptop (1024×768) Standard (1280×1024) Widescreen (1440×900) Full HD widescreen / Zoom (1920×1080) […]

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Updates – December 8, 2020

Botany for Gardeners

Mt. Cuba Center’s Ecological Gardening Certificate Program offers learning at a higher level — for anyone from the backyard gardener to the professional horticulturist. This winter, take one of our certificate courses, Botany for Gardeners, to expand your gardening knowledge. This eight-hour course provides information on the growth and development of plants. Students will also […]

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Updates – December 7, 2020

DIY: Native Holiday Wreath

From a simple circle of pine bundles to a bauble-accented creation, wreaths offer the opportunity for creativity and experimentation. Spread joy by making your own wreath this season. It’s easy to either DIY your own or take a wreath-making class to learn some tips and tricks. Most wreaths start with a few simple tools, plant materials, and […]

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