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Native Plants of Summer 2024

5/29/2024, 6/5/2024, 6/12/2024, 6/19/2024, 6/26/2024, 7/10/2024

3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707

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    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 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Cost is $205. *No class on July 3rd (Optional exam: Wednesday July 17). Please click on link for reservations and additional information: https://mtcubacenter.org/event/native-plants-of-summer-2024/

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