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    Class on Edible Invasive Plants at Mt. Cuba Center

    If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em! with Kevin Popowich and Diana Thornton Wednesday, May 2, 2018: 1:30 pm – 3 pm; $20 Want to help the environment? Grab some plates and start feasting on invasive plants! There are many tasty recipes utilizing nonnative plants as their star ingredients. Join plant foragers Kevin and Diana…

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    Class on Invasive Plants at Mt. Cuba Center

    Plant This – Not That with Nancy Bell Section A: Friday, April 20, 2018: 10 am – 12 pm; $30 Section B: Thursday, May 3, 2018: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm; $30 Many non-native plants once considered tame garden dwellers have escaped cultivation and become invasive. These plants often out-compete native species for necessary resources…

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    New & Noteworthy Natives for 2018

    Lecture: New & Noteworthy Natives for 2018 Mt. Cuba Center Saturday, March 17, 2018 11 am – 12: 15 pm Plants are the backbone of all life on Earth and an essential resource for human well-being. They also work in harmony with indigenous wildlife by providing ecologically rich habitats that sustain them. It is the…

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    A Burning Ring of Fire: Habitat Renewal

    Class: A Burning Ring of Fire: Habitat Renewal Mt. Cuba Center Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10 am – 1 pm Properly managed and controlled burns not only shape desired plant communities, they also establish favorable conditions for wildlife and create biologically diverse habitats. Learn how frequent, low-intensity fires influence many ecological processes, and experience a…

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    The Front Yard Revolution Lecture

    Lecture at Mt. Cuba Center: The Front Yard Revolution Saturday, March 10, 2018 1 pm – 3 pm with Renee Kemmerer, Mt. Cuba Center’s Upper Naturalistic Gardens Horticulturist Move beyond boring, look-alike foundation plantings of Japanese barberry, burning bush, and Bradford pear. Substitute these invasive plants with native trees, shrubs, and perennials that feature multi-seasonal…

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    Winter Lecture at Mt. Cuba Center: The Quintessential Shade Garden

    Saturday, January 20, 2018 (snow date: Saturday, January 27) 11 am – 12:15 pm, $20 Location: Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE In this richly illustrated lecture, Jenny Rose Carey, Director of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, presents the delights and benefits of gardening in shade using her favorite native plants. She provides design ideas for personalizing…

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    Ecology for Gardeners with Sylvan Kaufman: Conservation Class at Mt. Cuba Center

    Mt. Cuba Center Class: Ecology for Gardeners with Sylvan Kaufman, PhD Thursday, September 21, 2017 10 am – 2:30 pm $60 Registration link: https://education.mtcubacenter.org/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=173CON231 Your garden is a critical piece of an ecosystem that supports wildlife, provides important food webs, and contributes to clean water and healthy soil. Through lectures, on-site walks, and outdoor activities, learn…

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    Winter Lecture Series at Mt. Cuba Center

    Mt. Cuba Center is pleased to present its Winter Lecture Series. Discover how new technologies are revolutionizing plant conservation; explore the roles of native woodland wildflowers in our local ecology; and learn how to follow nature’s cues to achieve striking, sustainable landscapes that will persist for decades to come. $20 per lecture or all three…

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    Natural Lands Management Workshop at Mt. Cuba Center: Save the Date – June 15, 2016

    Save the date for Mt. Cuba Center’s Natural Lands Management Workshop on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, from 9 am to 4 pm. In this workshop, a panel of experts presents a variety of tools and procedures to assist managers in making the best decisions for their lands. Learn how to develop best management practices and bring…

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