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Updates – October 30, 2020

Herbal Remedies Series: Gut Health

Native plants help support our local ecosystem and restore the natural landscape. But did you know that they can also be used to support the health of our gut ecosystem? In an upcoming herbal remedies series, herbalist Sue Bara will share her experiences with restoring gut balance and the herbal bitter recipes she uses. In […]

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Updates – October 28, 2020

Dig Deeper into Nature with Botanical Art

Getting up close and personal with the details of a plant isn’t just for horticulturists. Artists, also learn about their subjects in a deep and profound way by exploring the many details of a plant. Imagine getting to learn how to paint or draw the natural world in the “virtual” company of friends. It’s possible […]

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Updates – October 26, 2020

Fall Foliage Bursts into Color

Every autumn has its own rhythm says Bill Trescott, Mt. Cuba Center’s arboriculture manager. Weather conditions, temperature shifts, and mother nature all factor into when the best fall color will show through. Mt. Cuba’s native sweet gums, birches, sourwoods and black cherries are already putting on a show and our arborists predict fall foliage will […]

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Updates – October 23, 2020

Bring Bluebirds to Your Garden

Birds create the everyday soundtracks to our lives. They provide a soothing background chirp when on a walk, a lovely morning wake-up call through our open windows, or an exciting song while at the backyard feeder that can last for minutes even hours. In addition to their wonderful sound, birds play an important part in […]

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Updates – September 22, 2020

Battling Wildfires in 2020

It is not unusual for Mt. Cuba staff to go above and beyond their job duties to lend a helping hand, especially when it comes to taking conservation action. And while 2020 has been far from usual for all of us, our Natural Lands manager, Nathan Shampine, has had a particularly interesting year.  He just […]

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