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Gardeners of Somerset Valley Events
Gardeners of Somerset Vally
North Branch Reformed Church
181 Carol Jean Way
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Info::(908) 722-4759 Cell: Fred (908) 797-5711 Jane (908) 872-8865

American Society of Landscape Architetcs - New Jersey Events
May 20 - NJASLA Continuing Ed: Trees Rx - A Prescription for Best Tree Care 9-2:30
Topics: Insect pests and Diseases in a Changing Climate; Improving sidewalk longevity and growing trees with a limited soil volume; Best Management Practices for Managing Trees on Construction Sites; Educational tour of the Robert A. Winters Arboretum at Meadow Lakes. Speaker: Joe Greipp is Dir. of internationally accredited Robert A. Winters Arboretum of Meadow Lakes-a Springpoint Continuing Care Retirement Community. He is Board Certified Master Arborist, Qualified Tree Risk Assessor, & NJ Licensed Tree Expert. Joe serves on NJ State Board of Tree Experts, NJ Chapter of I.S.A.. Held at Meadow Lakes Retirement Community and Arboretum. Fee: $75 by May 11; $95 after.
300 Meadow Lakes, East Windsor, NJ
May 16 thru 22 - Landscape Architecture Workshop at Château de La Napoule
With The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France. Five spots left for Notable Gardens on the Côte D'Azur: A Workshop on Design and Stewardship. For the second year, OEHME, VAN SWEDEN | OvS Principal Eric D. Groft, FASLA and Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, President & CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation will host this workshop. Open to anyone, but space is limited! Email for info on how to reserve your space. View the flyer.
Support Watershed Nature Camp and Watershed Academy
Campers and teens experience the outdoors with hands-on investigations and explorations each day. Young people who attend these programs deepen their connection with the natural world and foster a desire to protect it. We offer scholarships to children and teens to attend our weekly summer camps and academies who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford the tuition.
On Demand - Webinar: Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on Tree Species of the Eastern US
Learn about potential impacts of climate change on 125 tree species of eastern US. Changes in suitable habitat, capacity to cope with changing climate, and potential for infilling or migration by 2021 for tree species discussed.
New Jersey Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects
414 River View Plaza

Friends of Frelinguysen Arboretum Events
NEWS! NOW thru March 31
Gardens closed and all programs cancelled or postponed. Questions: Lisa Bencivenge: 862-325-7754 or
April 8 - Floral Design Presentation 6:30-8
Marge ulstrunk presents an Elegant Spring Centerpiece Demonstration. Call 973-326-7603 to Register. Light refreshments and a raffle afterward. The winner will take home one of Marge's creations. Fee. Haggerty Center
Frelinguysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township

New Jersey Botanical Garden Events
New Jersey Botanical Garden
Morris Road
Ringwood, 973-962-9534

Leonard J Buck Garden Events
NEWS:Somerset County Park Commission gardens are open. Buck Garden hours: Monday-Friday 10-4. Colonial Park Gardens Arboretum: open dawn to dusk, Rose Garden is open 8-dusk. Visitor Centers, Horticulture Dept. offices and all restrooms are closed.
Found only in the Americas. Program begins with investigation of common attributes of 320+ distinct species of hummingbird and the life and habits of Ruby-throated Hummingbird, the only hummingbird native to New Jersey. Also, program explains how to use plants and feeders to attract Ruby-throated hummingbirds to backyards. Weather permitting we will take a short walk in the garden; bring binoculars. Fee.
Celebrate Earth Day. Weekend highlights include plant sale featuring choice perennials, ferns, woody plants, and hypertufa planting troughs plus inspiring garden lectures, and guided tours of this magnificent naturalistic rock garden. Co-sponsored with Watnong Chapter North American Rock Garden Society. Suggested Donation
May 3,10,17 - WOODLAND WALKS 2
Except holiday weekends. Informative tour of Buck Garden's magnificent drifts of native wildflowers and spring perennials blooming throughout the garden, as well as azaleas, dogwoods, and many colorful flowering shrubs and trees. Discover the great variety of plants growing among rock formations and woodlands; immerse yourself in the natural beauty. Please no organized groups. Fee.
Leonard J. Buck Garden
Layton Road
Far Hills
908 722-1200 ext. 5011

Van Vleck Gardens Events
NOW thru March 31
Programs, events cancelled or postponed. Grounds remain open.
April 8 - A Sensory Celebration 1-4
In Autism Awareness Month, explore the gardens using your senses as your guide. Activity stations arranged throughout and in education center focusing on different
textures, smells, shapes and colors found in the natural world. Fee.
May 1 thru 4 - 2020 Van Vleck Plant Sale
April 30: Fête Des Fleurs Plant Sale Preview Cocktail Party. Volunteers needed for prep. Volunteers also needed during sale weekend. Please call garden.
Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

NEWS! Mansion in May Event Date Changed
September 8 thru October 4 - Splendor in September
Women’s Assoc. for Morristown Medical Center announce Mansion in May signature fundraiser will open as “Splendor in September,” their Designer Showhouse and Gardens at Tyvan Hill, New Vernon. Advance tickets: $40 Tickets and more info: visit
Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center

Greater Newark Conservancy Events
Grounds closed temporarily.
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 642-4646

Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum Events
Temporarily closed.
Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Avenue

Morven Museum and Garden Events
Temporarily closed.
Morven Museum and Gardens
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

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