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Workshop: Introduction to Moss Gardening

May 17, 2024

3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707

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    To showcase Mt. Cuba’s moss bank – a luxurious carpet of soft green moss and unique plant community, Beth Castelletti, horticulturist, presents the structure and life cycle of mosses and discusses the many benefits of having a moss garden. Emily Tinalli, horticulturist for the Brandywine River Museum of Art, introduces you to a few common moss species and demonstrates how to manage moss you may find in your home landscape. Learn how to plant and maintain a moss garden and leave with a sample to start your own emerald carpet at home.

    This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17th, 2024 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Cost is $44. Please click link for registration and additional information: https://mtcubacenter.org/event/workshop-introduction-to-moss-gardening/

    About the Instructors:
    Beth Castelletti is an Assistant Horticulturist working in the Upper and Middle Naturalistic gardens at Mt. Cuba Center. Prior to this, she spent three years as a Seasonal Horticulturists’ Assistant rotating in several areas of MCC. She earned a degree in Sustainable Horticulture from the Community College of Baltimore County.

    Emily Tinalli is the Horticulturist for the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art where she gardens with native plants on their 10-acre Chadds Ford campus and co-coordinates the native plant seed and propagation program. Prior to that, she was a Horticulturist with Mt. Cuba Center for eight years. She has a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Farmingdale State College.

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