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In The News, Press Release – April 10, 2018

Planting Trees in Wilmington

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In The News – April 18, 2018

Our Clean and Green Lawn

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In The News – April 23, 2018

Hunting Wild Orchids

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In The News – April 23, 2018

Hunting Wild Orchids

Mt. Cuba Botanists Seek to Protect Native Orchids (April 21, 2018) They’ve captured our imagination for hundreds of years. They’re everywhere – weddings, grocery stores, even Beyoncé’s tour merch. They’re orchids, and Delaware’s native orchids are in danger of going extinct. While the most frequently encountered orchid in the horticultural trade is the tropical Phalaenopsis, […]

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In The News – April 18, 2018

Our Clean and Green Lawn

Mt. Cuba Center’s grassy lawns set the stage for our formal garden areas and Main House, as well as increase the drama for our iconic view of the Piedmont’s rolling hills. In 2016, we made a choice to turn away from chemical-based turf treatments and adopt truly sustainable practices. We are still in transition, though […]

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In The News, Press Release – April 10, 2018

Planting Trees in Wilmington

Mt. Cuba Center donated nine native trees to beautify and stabilize a vacant lot in Wilmington’s West Center City neighborhood. More than 40 members of the community, government agencies, and local conservation groups attended the ceremony around the planting. “Our communities are the sum total of all of these gestures by people who care for […]

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Press Release – March 7, 2018

This Spring, Become Fluent in Wildflowers

Mt. Cuba Center’s 2018 Program Guide Features Classes in Gardening, Arts, Wellness and Conservation Mt. Cuba Center’s diverse event and course offerings — including educational options for gardening, conservation, the arts and wellness — are now on display in its newly released Spring and Summer 2018 Program Guide. Explore the program guide here. With more […]

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In The News – February 8, 2018

A Garden Atop Five Piers

  Most gardeners get to enhance an existing piece of land, whether it’s their window box, yard or farm. Rebecca McMackin, however, gardens atop piers in New York City’s East River. McMackin is the Director of Horticulture for Brooklyn Bridge Park, a landscape built entirely from scratch atop five piers in New York City’s East […]

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