EVENTS National Public Gardens Week Wednesday, May 15 to Sunday, May 19 10 am – 4 pm Free Admission, Saturday, May 18 FREE! Celebrate America’s public gardens throughout the week at Mt. Cuba Center! Don’t miss our first Twilight on the Terrace event on Friday, May 17, with live music, food trucks, and lawn games from 5 to 8 pm. Join us on Saturday, May 18, and enjoy free admission and hourly ticketed Garden Highlight Walks. Native plants will be available for purchase, while supplies last. Spring Art-In FREE! All artists welcome Friday, May 31 (Rain Date: Friday, June 7) 10 am – 8 pm Free! Let your creativity blossom while you draw, paint, or photograph Mt. Cuba Center’s natural, beautiful, and ever-changing gardens. Meet other participating artists and enjoy a lovely day of art and inspiration. Although this is a free event for participating artists, registration is required. Call Mt. Cuba Center at 302.239.4244, visit our website mtcubacenter.org, or register on site. Please note that Mt. Cuba Center is a carry- in, carry-out facility. For more detailed information, review the Artist Guidelines on our website. 12 Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville University Sponsored by Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Wednesday to Saturday, June 5 to 8 Location: Millersville University, Millersville, PA Registration: www.MillersvilleNativePlants.org Native plants are the building blocks of diverse, ecologically sound landscapes. Explore topics such as naturalistic garden design, organic land care practices, and current research findings at this exciting conference on the campus of Millersville University in scenic Lancaster County. Join landscape designers, professional gardeners, and native plant lovers to discuss emerging trends and discover ways to create habitats and gardens that are beautiful as well as functional. This is a conference you won’t want to miss.