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Native Plants of Summer
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Native Plants of Summer

6/16/2016 to 7/21/2016

When: 6 Thursdays, beginning 06/16
10 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Mt. Cuba Center
Hockessin, DE  
United States
Contact:
Maggie Nijander-Brock

Phone: 302-239-8891

Details

When the exuberant spring wildflower display is over, summer challenges us to find eyecatching
plants that support wildlife and contribute to a healthy environment. Learn to identify
60 beautiful and functional native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials chosen by our
experienced horticultural staff. Through lectures and outdoor labs, examine the key identifying
characteristics of each plant, their preferred site conditions and environmental value. Use this
information and expertise when selecting plants for the summer garden. Be prepared to walk
outdoors.
Eileen Boyle is the Director of Education and Research at Mt. Cuba Center. She loves teaching,
especially about plants and their relationships with birds and butterflies. Previously she was the
Director of Horticulture at the Philadelphia Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden.
David Korbonits is the Meadow Area Horticulturist at Mt. Cuba Center and author of The
Meadow Plants at Mt. Cuba Center. Dave is also part of Mt. Cuba Center's compost team.

This course is eligible for 2 PCH CEUs

For additional information, or to register, click here: NATIVE PLANTS OF SUMMER

 
 

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