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Native Spring Wildflowers Class

Native Spring Wildflowers
Continuing Education

Dates & Price


Non-Members: $188

Members: $170

Co-Sponsored by Mt. Cuba Center and Longwood Gardens

Spring wildflowers are thrilling to observe in nature, and gardeners often wish to recapture that enchantment in their home gardens.

This course presents information on identification and cultivation of many herbaceous perennials native to our area. The knowledgeable staff at Mt. Cuba Center selected the species for their garden adaptability and availability as nursery propagated plants. Gain valuable tips on purchasing, site selection, planting, and maintenance, as well as companion plants. Guided plant walks at Mt. Cuba Center and Longwood Gardens are included.

This is a six session class that starts on April 1 at 6:30 pm.  Following sessions occur on April 8, 15, 22 & May 6, 13.

No Class

April 29

Optional Exam

May 20

Guided Plant Walks

At Longwood: Tuesday, May 13, 2:45–5:45 pm
or Saturday, May 17, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

At Mt Cuba: Tuesday, April 29, 2:00–5:00 pm
or Saturday, May 3, 9:00 am–12:00 pm


Jeanne Frett and Pandora Young

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2015 Continuing Education Catalog

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