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In The News – November 8, 2018

Mt. Cuba on The Joe Gardener Show podcast

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Press Release – November 9, 2018

Fall’s Finale

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Press Release – December 5, 2018

Do leaf-eating insects eat nativars?

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In The News, Press Release – December 13, 2018

Our new Director of Horticulture

Mt. Cuba Center welcomes George Coombs as Director of Horticulture for the 1,083-acre botanical garden. After a wide-ranging search, Coombs was promoted to the role on December 10. Coombs came to Mt. Cuba center in 2012 as the Trial Garden Assistant after years in the nursery industry, bringing with him a rich experience in connecting […]

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Press Release – December 5, 2018

Do leaf-eating insects eat nativars?

Research explores the link between native plant cultivars and insect species Researchers at Mt. Cuba Center and the University of Delaware found that many cultivars of native plants are just as attractive a food source for leaf-eating insects as their wild counterparts, according to a recent study published in HortTechnology. The horticulture industry has introduced […]

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Press Release – November 9, 2018

Fall’s Finale

Mt. Cuba Rounds Out 2018 Season with Garden Tours, Vibrant Fall Colors Even as Mt. Cuba Center’s season near its end, its schedule is brimming with tours of the gardens and lands, children’s story time and the blazing fall colors that nature uses to mark the end of the season. Though classes are offered year-round, […]

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In The News – November 8, 2018

Mt. Cuba on The Joe Gardener Show podcast

This week, our Manager of Horticultural Research, George Coombs, was featured on one of our favorite podcasts–The Joe Gardener Show.

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Press Release – October 5, 2018

Mt. Cuba on Growing a Greener World

Mt. Cuba Center will be highlighted in an upcoming episode of the nationally syndicated, Emmy Award-winning television show, Growing a Greener World, broadcast on PBS. The episode, titled “Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants”, is scheduled to be broadcast on WHYY-TV on Wednesday, October 24 at 1:30 P.M. and will be available […]

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