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Apr
20
Fri
Plant This – Not That @ Mt. Cuba Center
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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 and do not provide a diverse ecosystem for insects, birds, and microorganisms. Learn trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers that can substitute for invasive plants, meet your landscaping needs, and put your garden to work for wildlife.

Apr
26
Thu
All About Orchids @ Mt. Cuba Center
Apr 26 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Discover which orchids grow in your area and learn how Mt. Cuba Center is working to preserve them and their fragile habitats. Adrienne Bozic, Orchid Research Fellow, describes the citizen science project designed to identify and locate native orchids throughout the state and presents the current status of their diversity and distribution based on her findings. Learn how you can help save Delaware’s vanishing orchids and take home a ladies’ tresses orchid for your garden.

May
3
Thu
Plant This – Not That @ Mt. Cuba Center
May 3 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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 and do not provide a diverse ecosystem for insects, birds, and microorganisms. Learn trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers that can substitute for invasive plants, meet your landscaping needs, and put your garden to work for wildlife.