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Demo garden open this weekend – plant donations, kick-off meeting & Wild earth Fest

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Committees & Projects, News and Events, SpringFair, The Gardens

All of a sudden – it’s very busy with all good things at our beautiful Demonstration Garden!

Saturday, April 27 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 2:30pm

Sat 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sat 12pm – 2:30pm – Plant Sale committee kickoff meeting – all are welcome to attend (refreshments at 12pm- meeting starts at 12:30pm – concludes at 2:30pm

Sunday, April 28 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 5pm

Sun 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sun 11am – 5pm – Wild Earth Fest

The Demo Garden will be open starting this weekend (April 27 and 28) from 9:00am until 12:00pm for plant sale donations. We can use help digging perennials out of the garden, dividing, potting up, mixing potting soil and labeling. Anyone coming with plants to be potted up, please arrive by 11:00am so we may finish at 12pm.

We are also holding our plant sale committee kickoff meeting on Saturday, April 27. Refreshments are at 12:00pm with the meeting starting at 12:30pm. We will be done by 2:30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Please note: Wild Earth Fest is this Sunday at Trailside. The event opens to the public at 11:00am. If you are bringing plants on Sunday, please arrive before 11:00am, or you may encounter difficulties getting down to the garden. The Demo Garden will be open during Wild Earth Fest until 5pm.

We will also be open next weekend (May 4 and 5) from 9am until 12pm accepting plant donations.

Open besides usual Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12pm

Saturday, May 4 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Sunday, May 5 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Saturday, May 11 – 8:30am – 12pm – setting up- moving the wood tables, and moving our donated perennials

Friday, May 17 – 9am until approx. 2pm – setting up

Saturday May 18 – 8:30am – 5pm

Sunday, May 19 – Spring Garden Fair Day – open by 7:00am!

Thank you for your donations and help. Any questions contact Joanne Krueger at 908-313-2734

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Demo garden open this weekend-plant donations, kickoff meeting and Wild earth Fest

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Committees & Projects, News and Events, SpringFair, The Gardens

All of a sudden – it’s very busy with all good things at our beautiful Demonstration Garden!

Saturday, April 27 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 2:30pm

Sat 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sat 12pm – 2:30pm – Plant Sale committee kickoff meeting – all are welcome to attend (refreshments at 12pm- meeting starts at 12:30pm – concludes at 2:30pm

Sunday, April 28 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 5pm

Sun 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sun 11am – 5pm – Wild Earth Fest

The Demo Garden will be open starting this weekend (April 27 and 28) from 9:00am until 12:00pm for plant sale donations. We can use help digging perennials out of the garden, dividing, potting up, mixing potting soil and labeling. Anyone coming with plants to be potted up, please arrive by 11:00am so we may finish at 12pm.

We are also holding our plant sale committee kickoff meeting on Saturday, April 27. Refreshments are at 12:00pm with the meeting starting at 12:30pm. We will be done by 2:30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Please note: Wild Earth Fest is this Sunday at Trailside. The event opens to the public at 11:00am. If you are bringing plants on Sunday, please arrive before 11:00am, or you may encounter difficulties getting down to the garden. The Demo Garden will be open during Wild Earth Fest until 5pm.

We will also be open next weekend (May 4 and 5) from 9am until 12pm accepting plant donations.

Also open (besides usual Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12pm)

Saturday, May 4 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Sunday, May 5 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Saturday, May 11 – 8:30am – 12pm – setting up- moving the wood tables, and moving our donated perennials

Friday, May 17 – 9am until approx. 2pm – setting up

Saturday May 18 – 8:30am – 5pm

Sunday, May 19 – Spring Garden Fair Day – open by 7:00am!

Thank you for your donations and help. Any questions contact Joanne Krueger at 908-313-2734

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Continuing Education Meeting on Wednesday April 17th at 7:30 pm

Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in News and Events

Please join us for our monthly Continuing Education Meeting on Wednesday April 17th at 7:30 pm at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Colleen Fraser Building, 300 North Ave. East, 2nd Floor, Westfield.

What’s Growing in the Berry Patch, and it’s not just Berries!

Before he retired, Fred Taylor was a financial analyst who worked for Chemical Bank, Ogden Corp and an Import Export company. In 2006 he became a Master Gardener, and started the Berry Patch. The Patch also includes early tomato boxes and composting.

Fred enjoys gardening and experimenting with plants.

In the Berry Patch there are usually a number of experiments that are on going. Learn about the benefits of the fruits of the garden.

RSVP to Tina Helmstetter at tinamac208@gmail.com. You are welcome to bring a friend.

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Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County April Newsletter

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Newsletters and Bulletins

Hello Master Gardeners,

Please see attached April newsletter.

April 2019 MG Newsletter

Best Regards,

Tamisha

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Docent Training at Reeves-Reed Arboretum on Wednesday, April 10th @ 9:30 am

Posted by on Apr 2, 2019 in News and Events

Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit is hosting a Docent training on April 10th, starting at 9:30 am, in the Wisner House. Docents are trained volunteers who lead casual, informative group tours of the gardens.

The Union County Master Gardeners will be collaborating with Reeves-Reed Arboretum to create a similar Docent program for the Demonstration Garden. Please join us to hear about this new collaboration.

Also, volunteering as a Docent counts toward Union County Master Gardeners, annual volunteer commitment.

If you are interested in attending, or have any questions, please contact Trish Cassin at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, t.cassin@reeves-reedarboretum.org, 908.273.8787 x 1616

Refreshments will be provided, and there is parking on site at the Arboretum.
If the lot is full, street parking is on the side of Hobart Avenue, across from the Arboretum, (toward town, away from route 24).

Look forward to seeing you in the garden!

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