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Tree Survey in Berkeley Heights Continuing Education Opportunity

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in News and Events

The Berkeley Heights Tree Survey program is offering a  training class will be via Zoom on July 2 at 7 PM.  It will last about an hour and a half. Certified Tree Expert Richard Wolowicz will conduct the training on basic identification and tree hazard evaluation.  The township has already inventoried and evaluated  many of the street trees (those along the right of way), and now the goal is to follow up section by section, especially with trees that have been noted for follow up.  1.5 Continuing Education units have been assigned for the program.

To sign up for the workshop, please contact Richard Leister at by June 30   Please note that  participating in the survey is not a Master Gardener volunteer project until the Rutgers In-person volunteer activity restrictions have been lifted, which may not be until at least  after August 14.  The date is subject to change.

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Union County Plant Swap Thursday Evening July 25

Posted by on Jun 11, 2020 in News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Need an incentive to remove those invasive species on your property?? Here’s a good one…..

Union County is having their Annual Invasive Species Plant Swap on Thursday evening June 25 in the Boy Scout Camping Area at Trailside.  It will be a drive in – drop off & pick up your pre-ordered plant event.

Here’s a flyer with details about the event:

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June Newsletter

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Hope everyone’s home gardens are looking good.   Here is our June Newsletter.

June 2020 MG Newsletter (4)

Please note the article on page 2 with an  update on Master Gardener in-person volunteer activities.  As a of June 1, the Rutgers August 14 date for suspension of all  in-person activities including the demonstration garden, community beautification projects and community gardens still stands.  If you have any questions, you can reach me at

Thanks to our writers – we have some great articles , including fun activities for children.


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