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Mt. Cuba Center

Horticultural Research Trial Garden

To control exposure to sunlight is essential to research where specific plant groups are evaluated for ornamental values, disease and pest resistance.

Major site improvements incorporated soil removal, soil remediation, grading, underground utilities including irrigation and custom site fencing with a rodent control barrier.

The shade system includes knitted polypropylene shade cloth; Spinlock Rock anchors secured into bedrock with spread footers, piers, and radius stainless steel columns interconnected by a stainless steel cable assembly.  Turnbuckles and clevis hooks allow vertical and horizontal adjustment

Project Stats

Incidents in 365 days = 0

Safety Experience Modification Rating 0.736