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August 2017

Lawn Renovation & Establishment

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercer County Extension, 930 Spruce Street
Lawrence, NJ United States
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Early September is the best time to seed your lawn. Barbara J. Bromley will present information on repairing lawn damage. Learn how to prepare lawns for seeding, how to select the appropriate grass seed, and how to restore your lawn effectively. Soil test kit mailers will be available for purchase to determine how much (if any) fertilizer or lime is needed for the lawn. *Pre-registration is recommended. *Pre-registration by email at rmgofmcprograms@gmail.com is the preferred method of signing up for…

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September 2017

15th Annual Insect Festival: “Please Bug Me”

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mercer Educational Gardens, 431 A Federal City Road
Pennington, NJ United States
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This year’s always popular Insect Festival will feature a return of the Big Bug Band in addition to educational opportunities for visitors of all ages. Bees, Butterflies, Bugs Galore, Bugs in Water, Games in the Garden, and an Insect Hunt in the Meadow are just a few of the many activities planned.   Learn about the importance of insects in our lives through hands-on, fun activities. Printable copy of our 2017 Gardening Programs and Events brochure

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October 2017

Natives Gone Wild

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hamilton Township Public Library, United States + Google Map

Steven Kristoph is passionate about plants and loves to share his passion with others. He is a New Jersey horticulturist and owner of a wholesale nursery and landscape design service and has been a popular adjunct professor in horticulture at Rutgers for over 25 years. In what promises to be an entertaining and educational evening, Steven will focus on native plants, reflecting the recent trend toward natives, including legislation that requires native plants to be used in certain circumstances. The…

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November 2017

Whimsical Containers for Seasonal Greens

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hamilton Township Public Library, United States + Google Map

Spend a fun evening learning to “think outside the box - or pot, or vase.” Everyday items and even items headed to the trash pile can be transformed into whimsical containers. Master Gardeners with lots of experience and creative talent will demonstrate how to turn unexpected or commonplace items into beautiful containers for seasonal greens. Learn a wonderful way to create a personalized statement for your home or gifts for special people on your holiday list. *Pre-registration is recommended. *Pre-registration…

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