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    Chemical-Free Lawns at Mt. Cuba Center

    Class: Chemical-Free Lawns at Mt. Cuba Center with Scott Freedman Saturday, August 17 10 am – 12 pm; $29 Is your lawn safe for children, pets, and the environment? Scott Freedman, a NOFA certified organic lawn care technician, focuses on eco-friendly cultural practices to create attractive lawns that are safe for us to use. Along…

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    Ecosystems and Plant Communities at Mt. Cuba Center

    Class: Ecosystems and Plant Communities at Mt. Cuba Center with Lynn Mahaffy, PhD and William McAvoy Three Wednesdays, August 14 to 28 10 am – 4 pm; $269 for a three-session course Explore the dynamic and diverse plant communities present in our area. Learn how ecology, geology, hydrology, plants, and animals, all interact to create…

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    Instant Rain Garden at Mt. Cuba Center

    Class: Instant Rain Garden at Mt. Cuba Center with Eileen Boyle 10:30 am – 12 pm; $59 (plants included) Transform your landscape from a potential source of runoff pollution to a buffer against it. Eileen Boyle, our Conservation and Research Director, presents the basic elements of rain garden installation and maintenance, a list of native…

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    Garden Design Clinic at Mt.Cuba Center

    Garden Design Clinic at Mt. Cuba Center With Annie Guilfoyle Tuesday, August 6: 1 pm – 4 pm Wednesday, August 7: 10 am – 4 pm (lunch included) $199 (entire program) Don’t miss this rare opportunity to work with Annie Guilfoyle, an award-winning garden designer from London, England. In this information-filled, two-day workshop, Annie introduces…

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    Plant Disease Management at Mt. Cuba Center

    Plant Disease Management at Mt. Cuba Center Two Thursdays: August 1 & 8, 2019 10 am – 2:30 pm; $139 With Nancy Gregory Gardening with nature requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Become your own plant health detective and…

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    Transforming Habitat Restoration: Planning with Technology

    Transforming Habitat Restoration: Planning with Technology Class at Mt. Cuba Center Tuesday, July 16 10 am – 2:30 pm $69; lunch included With Nate Shampine, CERP and Jeff Allenby New and exciting applications for GIS technology and other state-of-the-art analytic tools are making landscape restoration projects easier. Through case studies, first-hand experience, and a variety…

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    Class: Integrated Pest Management at Mt. Cuba Center

    Integrated Pest Management at Mt. Cuba Center Three Thursdays: July 11 to 25, 2019 10 am –  2:30 pm with Mike Leventry Every garden is home to a host of life. Unfortunately, some of the six- and eight legged inhabitants are detrimental to the health and survival of plants. Learn how to manage insect pests…

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    Milkweeds and Their Natural Plant Communities at Mt. Cuba Center

    Milkweeds and Their Natural Plant Communities at Mt. Cuba Center Friday, July 12, 2019 10 am – 12 pm with Rochelle Bartolomei and Becky Melzer Milkweeds, host plants to the famous monarch butterfly, support a variety of insects, making them power players in pollinator meadows. Rochelle and Becky, native plant specialists with the Maryland-National Capital…

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    Wicked Plants of the Northeast at Mt. Cuba Center

    Wicked Plants of the Northeast at Mt. Cuba Center Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:30 am – 11:30 am with Mark Manning Watch out for wicked plants! Gardening, hiking, and foraging are rewarding and enjoyable activities, but be warned: there are plants out there that are potentially deadly! Mark Manning presents the basics of identification, natural…

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    Lecture: Essential Native Trees & Shrubs for Your Garden

    Lecture at Mt. Cuba Center Essential Native Trees & Shrubs for Your Garden With Ginger Woolridge Friday, June 14, 2019 5:30 pm – 7 pm; $19 Do you need to make quick and confident native plant choices for your landscape? Ginger Woolridge, co-author of Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States, presents a…

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