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The New Jersey Calendar of Events

DIG IT! Garden Bus Trips and Events
Info here. To register: email mary@dig-itmag.com
DIG IT! Magazine
www.dig-itmag.com
Mary: mary@dig-itmag.com

September 26 thru 29 - Compassionate Care Hospice Mum Sale 10-4
Oversized mums in 9-inch pots are very large and in assorted fall colors. $5 each. All proceeds benefit CCH Foundation.
Compassionate Care Hospice
350 Sparta Avenue
Sparta
Info: 973-726-7510

Gardeners of Somerset Valley Garden Club Events
Gardeners of Somerset Valley
North Branch Church
203 Rt. 28
Bridgewater
www.wegarden.org
Info: Mitchell.Greenbaum@dematic.com

Garden Club R.F.D. Events
Meetings held the third Tuesday of each month and are generally free to interested individuals.
October 17 - Presentation: Authors Susan Lowry & Nancy Berner
Present their book Gardens of the Garden State. The authors will take us from historic formal gardens of former estates to suburb gardens, horticulturist havens and fresh takes on front yards. Be at The Little Red Schoolhouse to hear about the gardens of your state. Call Nancy Canade at (973)-452-4846 for information about this program and our Club.
Garden Club R.F.D.
At Little Red School House
Corner of Middletown Lincroft & Dwight Roads
Middletown
Meeting & Club info: June Smith at 732-671-9216

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Events
September 23 - Grow Your Groceries: Preserve the Harvest 10-11:30
Jeanne Lardino, Arboretum Gardener and Cynthia Triolo, Chef and Master Gardener present program in Barkman Vegetable Garden. We discuss vegetables at their peak, requirements for optimal growth, tips on harvesting, recipes to share and storage information. Register by September 16.
September 24 - Annual Fungus Fest: NJ Mycological Society 10-4:30
Participants welcome to bring mushrooms found in their yards to be identified by our experts. Mushroom identification, toxicology, mushroom dyes for wool, paper making with fungus, mushroom cultivation, medicinal uses, cooking demonstration with exotic mushrooms. Free and open to the public. www.njmyco.org/
October 1 - Tea For Two 1-3
Marc Zukovich and Cynthia Triolo present program on all things tea, traditional and herbal. Learn how tea is grown, how and when it is harvested, how to prepare infusions and tisanes. Sample all the teas discussed accompanied by delicious scones. Marc is Adjunct Professor at County College of Morris. Cynthia is resident chef, Master Gardener. Register by September 24 Fee.
First Sundays thru October - Garden Tours 2
Learn some history and enjoy exceptional horticultural site with a knowledgeable tour guide. each month, gain a different perspective that changes with the seasons. Meet in lobby of Haggerty Education Center for tour of grounds. $3/person
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
53 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township (across from the County Library)
973-326-7603 or www.morrisparks.net or www.arboretumfriends.org

NJ Department of Agriculture Events and Notices
Applications for the Gleaning Support Program Grant.
Now accepting applications. $100,000 total is anticipated to be accessible to eligible non-profit organizations. Must be a NJ non-profit with a gleaning program for minimum of 2 years within past 3 years. Funds to be used for gleaning activities, such as harvesting produce from NJ farm fields, collecting gleaned locally grown products, and distributing those products to NJ organizations to help feed our state’s hungry. Requirements and Application are posted here. Questions: Division of Food and Nutrition at 609-292-0337

Montclair History Center Events
September 15 - Montclair Community Farms End of Season Garden Party 4-6
Farm-fresh food and tours available as we share our success and plans. Bring a dish to share and blanket to picnic. At 5, enjoy MCF film created by Montclair Film Summer Academy students. At the Farm at Montclair History Center, 108 Orange Road. RSVP to Garden Party at montclaircommunityfarms@gmail
September 20 deadline - Heirloom Bulb Sale
Heirloom tulips, allium, narcissi fundraiser. Order form is on website. You can send it or drop it off at 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042 or mail@montclairhistorical.org
October 8 - Family Fun: Harvest Day 1-4
Rain Date: October 15. Fall afternoon full of seasonal fun: apple cider making on our historic cider press, pumpkin patch, and more. Visit our community farm to learn about historic farm tools; meet lively brood of chickens, tour Crane House. In hearth kitchen, learn about cooking in the past. $10 admission/family.
Montclair History Center
110 Orange Road
Montclair
973-744-1796, mail@montclairhistorical.org, www.montclairhistory.org

Colonial Park Gardens Events
Somerset County Parks Commission
Colonial Park
156 Mettlers Road
Somerset (Franklin Township)
www.somersetcountyparks.org

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum Events
Fourth Thursdays thru October - Gardeners’ Journal 2:30
3rd Sundays thru October - Guided Tours 12:30
Trained guides lead visitors through arboretum. Identify unique trees and plantings. Carts available for those who do not wish to walk. Meet at Knippenberg Center for Education. Free.
Laurelwood Arboretum
725 Pines Lake Drive West (entrances at Vale Road and Pines Lake Drive
Wayne
www.laurelwoodarboretum.org
973-202-9579, or info@laurelwoodarboretum.org

NJ Botanical Garden Events
Carriage House Concert Series
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood State Park
2 Morris Road
Ringwood
973-962-9534, http://www.njbg.org/

Leonard J. Buck Garden Events
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills
Info: 908 234-2677, www.somersetcountyparks.org/activities/gardens/Gardens.html

Reeves-Reed Arboretum Events
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit
www.reeves-reedarboretum.org, (908) 273-8787 x 1010

Navesink Garden Club Events
Meetings held the third Tuesday of each month and are open and free to public. We invite people interested in horticulture and design to join the club. Come to one or more of our monthly meetings. Meet everyone and learn what other interesting projects the club will be doing.
The Atrium
40 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank
Information, contact: Judy Alberse, 732-708-1023 judinks@comcast.net
NavesinkGrdnClub@aol.com, www.navesinkgardenclub.org

The Garden Conservancy
Open Days Program
Rain or shine. $7 per garden.
The Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring
www.gardenconservancy.org
Information: The Garden Conservancy: 845-265-2029

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Events
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum
324 Forest Drive South
Short Hills, NJ 07078
www.hartshornarboretum.org
info@hartshornarboretum.org (973) 376-3587

Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens Events Dawn to dusk
Internationally renowned as largest public iris garden in US with nearly 3,000 iris varieties (around 14,000 plants) that produce over 100,000 blooms. A living museum of botanical preservation with some varieties dating back to 1500s and is listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Sites.
Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens
474 Upper Mountain Avenue
Upper Montclair
973 783-5974
info@presbyirisgardens.org
www.presbyirisgardens.org

Willowwood Arboretum Events
Willowwood Arboretum
300 Longview Road
Chester Township, NJ 07931

Tri-State Hosta Society Events
Information: www.tristatehosta.org/ 908-213-8780

Allentown Garden Club Events
Meetings held second Thursday, September thru May.
Allentown Garden Club
Allentown United Methodist Church
23 Church Street
Allentown
Info: www.AllentownGardenClub.org

Garden State Gardens Events
A Consortium of New Jersey’s Public Gardens seeks to increase the public’s awareness of and appreciation for the beauty and horticultural, educational, artistic and historic value of New Jersey’s public gardens.
https://gardenstategardens.org/
Information: info@gardenstategardens.org

The Home Garden Club of Morristown Events
The Home Garden Club of Morristown
www.homegardenclub.org

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Events
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
4 Sawmill Road
Medford, NJ 08055
Info: 856-983-3329 ext 102, www.cedarrun.org

Women Gardeners of Ridgewood Events
Old Paramus Reformed Church
660 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood
Info and tickets: 201-560-9977 or www.womengardenersofridgewood.com

Native Plant Society of New Jersey Events
Trailside Nature Center, Mountainside NJ
Registration & Details: www.npsnj.org

Garden Club of Spring Lake Events
Garden Club of Spring Lake
http://gardenclubofspringlake.org
Information 917-579-6213 or 732-449-0779

Morven Museum & Garden Events
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street, Princeton
Reservations: 609-924-8144 x106, msheridan@morven.org or info@morven.org
www.morven.org

Van Vleck House & Gardens Events
Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair
973-744-4752, info@vanvleck.org, www.vanvleck.org

Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council Events
Hours: Tuesday thru Friday: 9-3; Saturday 11-3
Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council
133 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Info: 973-383-0027, www.scahc.org

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.Events
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington
609-737-7592, www.thewatershed.org

New Jersey Agricultural Society Events
NJ Agricultural Society
www.njagsociety.org or Kristina Guttadora at njagsociety@gmail.com

Pinelands Preservation Alliance Events
Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Bishop Farmstead
17 Pemberton Road
Southampton
www.pinelandsalliance.org
609 859-8860 x 23, amy@pinelandsalliance.org

Jersey Shore Rose Society Events
Monthly meetings start at 12:30 with Beginner Clinic with Consulting Rosarian; 1:30-3:30 Main Meeting with Activity. Free. Open to public. Refreshments served.
Jersey Shore Rose Society
At Kensington Court Living Facility
864 Shrewsbury Avenue
Tinton Falls
Printable maps, directions: www.jsroses.com/map.html
Info: 732-688-4282 or www.jsroses.com

Short Hills Home Garden Club Events
Short Hills Home Garden Club
http://shorthillshomegardenclub.wordpress.com/
Info: 973/761-7263, christine.i.costanzo@gmail.com

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County Events
EARTH Center
Davidson’s Mill Pond Park
42 Riva Ave.
South Brunswick
732-398-5278, www.co.middlesex.nj.us/extensionservices

Master Gardeners of Sussex County Events
Master Gardeners Sussex County
127 Morris Turnpike, Newton
Info: 973-948-3040, rcesc@njaes.rutgers.edu, www.rmgsussex.org/

Plainfield Garden Club Events
Plainfield Garden Club
Info@plainfieldgardenclub.org
www.plainfieldgardenclub.org or www.gcamerica.org

Chester Garden Club Events
Chester Garden Club
Info: 908-879-9959, www.chestergardenclub.org
Chester Library - Larison Room
250 West Main Street
Chester

Central Sussex Garden Club Events
Fredon Municipal Building
443 Rt. 94
Fredon
Info:stevevidam@yahoo.com, 973-579-1537

Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
Hikes held "drizzle or shine" - heavy or steady precipitation may cancel. To confirm on morning of hike if conditions seem questionable, call 201 768-1360 ext 107. Adults must accompany children.
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, admin@friendsofpalisades.org
www.friendsofpalisades.org

NJ Fish & Wildlife Events
www.njfishandwildlife.com

Duke Farms Events
Duke Farms Foundation
80 Route 206 South
Hillsborough
Info and to register: (908) 722-3700, www.dukefarms.org

Hunterdon Hills Garden Club Events
www.hunterdonhillsgardenclub.com or Pat at 236-6666 or Barbara at 236-6621.

Grounds For Sculpture Events
Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road
Hamilton
609-586-0616, www.groundsforsculpture.org

Rutgers Gardens Events
Rutgers Gardens
Rutgers University
112 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick
732.932.8451, www.rutgersgardens.rutgers.edu

Sapienza Garden Events
Sapienza Gardens (located behind Pascack Valley High School off St. Nicholas Avenue)
80 Westdale Avenue
Hillsdale
Info: 201-452-2131, info@sapienzagardens.org www.sapienzagardens.org

NJ American Society of Landscape Architects Events
More info: www.jamesrosecenter.org
Dean Cardassis, FASLA, Director of James Rose Center. Proceeds benefit restoration of Center. Questions to director@jamesrosecenter.org
NJASLA
609-393-7500, www.njasla.org

Garden Club of Fair Haven Events
Fair Haven Fire House
River Road, Fair Haven
Further information: 732-842-7904

Hutcheson Memorial Forest Tours
Tours leave from entrance of the woods on Amwell Road (Rt. 514) in Somerset. Driveway is just past guardrail over the brook. Trail may be muddy so come prepared. Tours are free and reservations are not required for these guided tours. Groups of more than 10 persons must arrange special tours and contact Land Manager, Hutcheson Memorial Forest Center: 732-932-9349x16, hmfdirector@aesop.rutgers.edu
Hutcheson Memorial Forest
2150 Amwell Rd
Somerset
Info: 732-932-3313, woodcreeper@gmail.com

Camden Children's Garden Events
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive, Camden
856.365.TREE (8733), info@CamdenChildrensGarden.org
www.camdenchildrensgarden.org

Pequest Trout Hatchery Events
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife
Pequest Trout Hatchery
605 Pequest Road
Oxford
908-637-4125 or ejackson@dep.state.nj.us

Garden Club of Teaneck Events
Info: 201-694-7707.

NJ Conservation Foundation Events
New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Bamboo Brook
170 Longview Road
Far Hills
908-234-1225, info@njconservation.org or www.njconservation.org

Barton Arboretum & Nature Preserve of Medford Leas Events
Meadford Leas
One Medford Leas Way
Medford
www.medfordleas.org

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