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In The News, Updates – August 1, 2017

Lawn, Begone!

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Updates – August 7, 2017

Student Spotlight: Joe Protano

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In The News, Updates – August 23, 2017

Communities of Life

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In The News, Updates – October 18, 2017

Mt. Cuba Celebrates Our Graduates

Three years ago, five dedicated horticulture students dove into an Ecological Gardening program of lectures, course work, and field trips to learn about gardening with native plants. This October 5th they were honored for mastering the art and science of sustainable gardening as they received their Ecological Gardening Certificates at a ceremony and reception held […]

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In The News, Updates – August 23, 2017

Communities of Life

Conserving the earth in big and small ways requires community Under the hot August sun, tiger swallowtail butterflies, bumble bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators dart about among the dozens of varieties of native helenium flowers that are currently under observation in Mt. Cuba Center’s Trial Garden. Two or three days a week, Judy Hardman can […]

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Updates – August 7, 2017

Student Spotlight: Joe Protano

It only took one class at Mt. Cuba Center for Joe Protano to get hooked on the Ecological Gardening Certificate program. Recently retired from a career in accounting, Joe wanted to follow his passion for the natural world, so he signed up for Native Plants of Spring to learn 60 notable plants of the season—including […]

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In The News, Updates – August 1, 2017

Lawn, Begone!

Switch unused grassy lawns into native plants to protect Delaware “If I’m not working in the River, I’m working in my garden,” says Maya van Rossum, as she tugs a weedy vine from a cluster of bright phlox. For van Rossum, river work and garden work are one and the same. She is the Delaware […]

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In The News – July 6, 2017

The Plant Health Toolkit

When it comes to yard care, bugs can be your best friends HOCKESSIN, Del. (July 6, 2017) – Leading a group of gardening students underneath a sour gum tree (Nyssa sylvantica) along Mt. Cuba Center’s driveway, Jimmy Testa gently pulls down a branch to show students what he sees. “This is a wheel bug nymph,” he […]

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