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In The News – December 21, 2017

Spotlight on Phlox

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Mt. Cuba and Red Clay Reservation Merge

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In The News – February 8, 2018

A Garden Atop Five Piers

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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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In The News, Press Release – December 21, 2017

Mt. Cuba and Red Clay Reservation Merge

Mt. Cuba Center to Merge with Red Clay Reservation, Combine Conservation Efforts in Delaware HOCKESSIN, DE. (December 22, 2017)—Mt. Cuba Center and Red Clay Reservation will merge organizations on January 1, 2018. The two organizations are closely aligned in their commitment to the conservation of open space and healthy ecosystems, and will continue this work […]

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In The News – December 21, 2017

Spotlight on Phlox

Mt. Cuba Center research highlights native butterfly magnets A longtime favorite of gardeners and butterflies is getting the spotlight. Phlox, first brought into ornamental cultivation in the 1700s, is a large-flowered native perennial garden plant that has enjoyed centuries of popularity in Europe, but has not been extensively trialed in the United States, its country […]

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Updates – December 12, 2017

Botanize Digitally with Instagram

Social media can be a wonderful tool for opening our eyes to the world around us. A quick flick of the thumb and we’re scrolling through an Australian sunset, a party in New York, a meal in a French café. But what about the wonders of our own back yard? Native plants support robust ecosystems […]

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In The News – December 6, 2017

A Fruitful Fall

Native Fruiting Shrubs Add Color to the Fall Garden Earlier this month a record-breaking freeze zapped gardens across the mid-Atlantic, causing flowers to shrivel and leaves to drop—some before they even turned into their brilliant fall color. But that’s all the better to see beautiful fall fruiting shrubs which put on a late autumn display. […]

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