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Native Plants of Summer 2024

Learn 60 trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials native to the Eastern Temperate Forest that are beautiful, inspiring, and critical for healthy landscapes.

Native plants of the Eastern Temperate Forest are beautiful, inspiring, and critically important for healthy landscapes. From the subdued colors and fragrances of spring wildflowers to the exuberance of summer perennials and the captivating hues of fall foliage, discover a wealth of plants that satisfy your gardening needs throughout the seasons. Using Mt. Cuba Center’s stunning gardens, learn to identify 60 trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials in each Native Plants course. Examine their key identifying characteristics, preferred growing conditions, overall size, and ecological significance. Students seeking a Certificate in Ecological Gardening must take the onsite exam. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Six Wednesdays: May 29th through July 10th *No class on July 3rd (Optional exam: Wednesday July 17).

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Weekly on Wednesday

May 29, 2024 through Jul 10, 2024

10:00AM - 12:00PM


Mt. Cuba Center - 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE, 19707 3120 Barley Mill Rd. Hockessin 19707 DE US

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