Mt. Cuba Center Programs Spring - Summer 2019 S2019-Programs-JOOMLA - Page 27

Eastern North American Bulbs With Duncan Himmelman, PhD Move beyond daffodils and tulips with native North American bulbs that can make great additions to your garden. Learn how to plant and care for Canada lilies, eastern camas, violet wood-sorrel, and associated bulb-like species such as Jack-in-the-pulpit, bloodroot, and dwarf crested iris. Leave with a list of bulbs suitable for many garden settings. Wednesday, March 27 (Snow Date: Wednesday, April 3) 10:30 am – 12 pm $29 Tree Pest Management Workshop With Mike Leventry What’s bugging your trees? ISA Certified Arborist ® Mike Leventry presents the latest findings on Emerald Ash Borer, Dogwood anthracnose, and the recently introduced Spotted Lantern Fly in this two-hour workshop. Learn to identify the signs and symptoms of affected trees and ways to prevent the spread of these pests. Ideal for homeowners, land managers, and tree-care professionals. Wednesday, April 3 10 am – 12 pm $39 Adventures in Moss Gardening With Alice Waegel, PhD, and Marcie Weigelt Add a luscious green look to your garden this year using moss, one of nature’s most prolific groundcovers. Learn how moss softens the hard edges of a garden and provides a velvety background for other native plants. Identify 10 different species and how to successfully grow these miniature marvels. Take home a sample to start your own plush carpet of emerald beauty. Class size is limited. Saturday, April 13 10 am – 12:30 pm $49 27