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Mt. Cuba Center

3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707-9579
+1 302-239-4244
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An interesting contrast to Longwood Gardens

Mt. Cuba is very peaceful and relaxing. I don't know that I feel the need to go back again, maybe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Summer lovin...

Visited here on Summer Nights Friday, when they had music and refreshments. First visit here and I... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707-9579
+1 302-239-4244
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mt. Cuba is very peaceful and relaxing. I don't know that I feel the need to go back again, maybe in another season but I'm glad I went after hearing about it from other gardeners.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Summer Nights Friday, when they had music and refreshments. First visit here and I found it to be a really a spectacular place. I can't imagine the amount of work, care and effort that goes into making this such a wonderful retreat....More

1  Thank Supapam
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We visited at the height of the spring bloom, and everything was positively stunning! The plants are mostly native species, and the grounds are very nicely sculpted to include many different varieties. We took the tour with the master gardener and learned a lot about...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a fabulous garden featuring native plants. Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent. We learned so much that we could apply to our home gardens. Do not miss this center, another spectacular gift to our area by the DuPont Family.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A field trip with a couple Master Gardner cohorts. An amazing display of native plants. Out guide, Judy, was very knowledgeable. Many trillion numerous colors and jack in the pulpit in bloom. The woodland tour was very relaxing. A great deal of for site and...More

2  Thank Maryanne T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Mt Cuba Center has gardens for touring..even knowledgeable gardeners get the most out of tours with a knowledgeable docent. You can also wander the gardens on your own. Some of my favorite areas are Mt Cubas research gardens where testing of various plants are ongoing...More

2  Thank Copperman1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The best time to visit Mt. Cuba may be in the Spring, since there are so many native ephemerals in the natural settings. This is also a good time to see Pinxter native azaleas in bloom. Parts of the garden have formal settings of non-native...More

1  Thank Kira L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Mount Cuba is a beautiful garden that focuses on native plants. It reminded me of spring wildflowers in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. The architecture and design are very impressive. The various types of Trillium were one of the many highlights. Tulip displays around...More

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Incredible day at Mt Cuba Center. The entrance to Mt Cuba Center is off Barley Mill Road. A winding road past residence leads you to the Parking Area for the grounds. A friendly greeter was there to explain the grounds and the best walking tour...More

1  Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Visited with a few friends on the recommendation of a fellow gardener. We drove from the Philadelphia area over lovely country roads! Be sure to take back roads if at all possible as it's a beautiful drive nearby. Upon arrival, follow the path from the...More

1  Thank Beachgalxo
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