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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

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Updates – January 23, 2019

Q+A: When it Rains…Garden!

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Updates – February 10, 2019

Coming this Summer: Picnic Fridays

On Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Gardens are open until 8 P.M. Unwind in style this summer in Mt. Cuba Center’s stunning gardens and grounds. On Fridays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the gardens stay open until 8 P.M. for Picnic Nights where guests can picnic, relax and unwind in the […]

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Updates – January 23, 2019

Q+A: When it Rains…Garden!

When it rains, as it has so frequently over the past year, water nourishes our landscape. However, rain that falls on impervious surfaces–like rooftops, roadways, and compacted soils–runs downhill, gathering oils, grit, and other contaminants and transporting them directly into our waterways. In large volumes, like after a storm, runoff can be very powerful and […]

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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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