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Learnings – April 14, 2022

Iconic Wildflowers in Peril

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Press Release – June 1, 2022

Woodland Glade Opens at Mt. Cuba

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Updates – July 11, 2022

Kestrels Take Flight at Mt. Cuba Center

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Updates – August 2, 2022

Painting the Outdoors with Randy Graham

By Alana Pugh   Connect with the natural world while developing creativity this fall with one of Mt. Cuba Center’s upcoming art courses. This fall, Randall Graham teaches En Plein Air classes, a style of art dedicated to capturing landscapes in outdoor environments. Learn color-mixing, drawing, composing, and basic set-up tips in a skillful and encouraging […]

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Updates – July 29, 2022

Summer-Sown: Collinsia verna

By Patrick Greenwald Some might be confused when they find out that I recently planted Collinsia verna, spring blue-eyed Mary, seeds along the Dogwood Path at Mt. Cuba Center. Summer is not usually the time you typically think of sowing seeds outdoors, but for this winter annual, late–spring to early–summer is the perfect time to […]

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Updates – July 28, 2022

The Diversity of Goldenrod Foliage

By Ellie Hollo  Goldenrods (Solidago sp.) inhabit many different ecosystems throughout North America, including roadsides, meadows, and forested areas, and they are typically valued in gardens for their golden-yellow blooms. This diversity of habitats has led them to develop a variety of foliage textures, colors, and shapes, some equally as showy as their floral displays. […]

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Updates – July 11, 2022

Kestrels Take Flight at Mt. Cuba Center

The American kestrel, Falco sparverius, is the smallest falcon in North America, and an endangered species in Delaware. The grasslands and open habitats these birds require have rapidly disappeared due to development, and kestrel populations have plummeted throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in the last thirty years. The causes of American kestrel declines are the subject […]

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Updates – June 17, 2022

Choose Native Plants For Vining Green Walls

By Ethan Raysor Driving through the Brandywine Valley, the Delaware Coast, and the historic farmlands of Delaware, beautiful homes are commonly covered in Hedera helix, or English ivy. This vine became an American ideal for green walls and architectural standards in the early 1900s. Spot its spreading vines inside and outside public buildings, slowly destroying […]

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