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Somerset County Environmental Education Center Events 2021
April 1,8,15,22,29, 2021 - Virtual Birding Identification Workshop: Spring Warblers 7-8
Program looks at warblers, the northeastern US’ most iconic group of birds. Around 30 warbler species pass through NJ in Spring. Participants learn field markings, behavior, and identification tips for each species. Fee: $25/household for all
five sessions.
Somerset County Park Commission
www.somersetcountyparks.org
908-722-1200.

Friends of Laurelwood Arbortum Events 2021
May 8 - Annual Plant Sale 9:30-2
Onsite sale featuring rhododendrons, azaleas, native shrubs and special plants from the arboretum grown in the greenhouse from cuttings. Also a selection of high-quality annuals, perennials, container gardens, hanging baskets. Now accepting pre-sale orders for flats of annuals to be picked up on May 8. To order: https://laurelwoodarboretum.org/plant-sale/ Orders must be placed by April 22. Members receive 10% discount. Info: info@laurelwoodarboretum.org
Laurelwood Arboretum
725 Pines Lake Drive, West
Wayne
www.laurelwoodarboretum.org

Garden Conservancy Events 2021
Fall 2020 Literary Series: Biweekly Webinars
The Garden Conservancy
PO Box 608, Garrison, NY 10524
845.424.6500, www.gardenconservancy.org

Lord Stirling Stable Events 2021
Saturdays - Weekly Dog Walks 9:45
Regular Walks Sign in at 9:45. Fast Walks Sign in at 10. Run by the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable and Somerset County Park Commission. Explore beautiful equestrian trails of Lord Stirling Stable. Guided trail walks last for approximately one hour. Masks must be worn prior to start of walk but are optional on the trails. Social distancing must be maintained. All pets must be leashed and kept under control at all times. Traditional fee of $3/dog is waived at this time. Donations welcome.
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge
Info: Barbara at 908-448-8348, kb2krx@yahoo.com
Directions: 908-722-1200, ext. 5010

American Society of Landscape Architetcs - New Jersey Events 2021
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
Trenton
609-393-7500

Friends of Frelinguysen Arboretum Events 2021
Most programs are virtual; fees are modified. Check website. Buildings closed. Porta-johns available. Social distancing. Masks.
Frelinghuysen, Willowwood, and Bamboo Brook Arboreta: Open 7 days, 8 to dusk.
Plant Sale Preview Talks - 7
All Zoom presentations. Free but must register online.
April 15 - Suburban Ecology: Easy Gardening Practices For a Healthy Planet 7
Carolle Huber, landscape architect, discusses some easy practices to help make your landscape more eco-friendly. From choosing plants in spring to fall cleanup. Plants, lawn, birds, insects and more. Sustainable design is simply good design guided by solid environmental goals. We can all have landscapes that inspire awe while still doing right by the environment. Carolle calls this Suburban Ecology. Fee. Register online.
April 22 - The Joy of Backyard Bird Feeding and Watching – 7
Virtual Zoom. Jim Walker, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Denville provides necessary information to make the hobby of bird feeding more enjoyable. Topics include the best food to attract the most variety of birds, different types of feeders, why water and nesting boxes are so important, and ways to thwart those pesky squirrels. Jim also discusses nesting, migrating birds and hummingbirds. Fee.
Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Post Office Box 2267
Morristown, NJ 07962
Lisa Bencivengo: lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net
Margery Ennist: mennist@arboretumfriends.net
973-326-7603, www.arboretumfriends.org www.morrisparks.net

Greater Newark Conservancy Events 2021
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark
973 - 642-4646, www.citybloom.org

New Jersey Botanical Garden Events
New Jersey Botanical Garden
Morris Road
Ringwood
www.njbg.org, 973-962-9534

Leonard J Buck Garden Events
Gardens open. Leonard J Buck Garden hours: Monday-Friday 10-4. Colonial Park Gardens Arboretum: dawn to dusk, Rose Garden open 8-dusk. Visitor Centers, Horticulture Dept. offices and all restrooms are closed.
Leonard J. Buck Garden
Layton Road
Far Hills
908 722-1200 ext. 5011
www.somersetcountyparks.net

Van Vleck Gardens Events 2021
Children's In-Person Gardening Classes
To Register: denise@montclairfoundation.org or 973-744-4752 ext.1
5 Mondays April 26, May 3,10,17,24 - Garden Tales 4-5
Live! For Grades K-2. Children learn about gardening and nature as they plant, water and weed, taste veggies grown in Edible Garden, and explore the grounds on nature hikes. Each class centers around a garden-themed book and participants receive a take home gardening project related to the story. Registration required. Space limited. Fee/5 sessions.
Thursdays: April 29, May 6,13,20,27 - Junior Gardeners 4-5
For Grades 2-4. Hands-on class introduces children to joy of gardening. Students grow vegetables, plant flowers, learn about composting and observe the natural world around them. New! Square Foot Gardening! Class includes nature hikes and journaling—the perfect way for kids to get outside and get dirty! Registration required. Space is limited. Fee/5 sessions
Select Tuesdays - Outdoor Adventures 1-4
April 13 – Making Every Day Earth Day; April 27 - Arbor Day. For ages 4-1111 but all are welcome.
Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits include all you will need for the program and will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center between 1 and 4 on day of the program. Fee/per session. Advanced registration by the Sunday before the program is required. Call or see website.
Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
www.vanvleck.org

Mansion in May
Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center
www.mansioninmay.org

Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum Events
Temporarily closed.
Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood
732-987-2373

Morven Museum and Garden Events 2021
Gardens open.
Now thru January 9, 2022 - Exhibition: In Nature’s Realm: The Art of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh 5:30
Born in New Brunswick, the first president of Queens College (Rutgers University), Hardenbergh was a self-taught artist and ornithologist. Curator and Deputy Director Elizabeth Allan presents a virtual peek inside the exhibition. Accompanying programs: Art of the Dog, Portrait Workshop with Debra Lampert-Rudman; Fishing Creel Weaving Workshop with Mary May; Jersey Birds Illustration Classes with Erin Ellis; The Art of Deception, Duck Decoy Workshop with Jode Hillman. See website for these programs. Fee.
Distinguished Speaker Series: Grand Homes & Gardens 2021 - Armchair Travel Escape 6:30
Morven Museum and Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
www.morven,org

Sussex County Garden Club Events 2021
The Garden Club meets on 3rd Thursday of each month, unless otherwise noted, in the Conference Room at Fredon Municipal Building, 443 Rt.94 South. All 2021 meetings are cancelled until further notice due to covid-19. Spring may provide for the use of outdoor meetings.
www.sussexcountygc.org
Fredon
info@sussexcountygc.org

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

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