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Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd. Hockessin, DE 19707
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      Behind-the-Scenes: Managing Trees Successfully
    • Saturday, September 22, 2018
    • The trees on your property represent significant economic value and should be considered assets, not liabilities. Scott Kelley and Bill Trescott, Mt. Cuba Center's ISA Certified Arborists®, lead you on a behind-the- scenes tour of trees that make up the backbone of our collections and discuss how they assess tree risk and develop management plans to defend against potential hazards. Discover how you, your homeowner's association, or a civic organization can manage and preserve trees for future generations to enjoy. Class size is limited. Rain date for this class is Saturday, September 29, 2018.
      Pawpaw: The Susquehanna Banana
    • Saturday, September 22, 2018
    • Pawpaw trees bear the largest edible fruit native to the United States, a fruit whose creamy texture and banana-meets-mango flavor is gaining popularity with people interested in growing their own food. Join plant breeder Neal Peterson of Peterson Pawpaws as he recounts the fascinating lore and natural history of pawpaws, discusses how to grow them in your yard, and reviews various products made from the fruit. Sample this uniquely flavored delicacy and leave with a new appreciation of the "Susquehanna Banana"!