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Tue Jul 14, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Summer Science: Composting and Eco-Friendly Yard Care

VIRTUAL ZOOM EVENT

Gray Russell, Sustainability Officer for the Township of Montclair will explain why environmentally-friendly yard care and composting to improve your soil are simple and effective steps toward better lawns and gardens, and how it is healthier for you and your family, your neighborhood, and our regional ecosystem. 

After you register, you will receive a Zoom link the morning of this event. If paying by check, payment must be received to our new PO Box (PO Box 2267, Morristown, NJ 07962-2267) by 7/7/2020. Please email lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with any questions.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Please note:  If you are unable to attend live, you will be given access to the recorded version.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

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Wed Jul 22, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Dahlias

VIRTUAL ZOOM EVENT

Join Samantha Rothman of Fairview Farm and Flowers to learn all about Dahlias. Each year her flower farm grows thousands of plants. Together we’ll learn about sourcing plant material, tips and tricks to grow your best flowers yet, as well as how to effectively dig and store your tubers. Come hear from this dahlia addict – you’re sure to become one too! 

After you register, you will receive a Zoom link 24 hours prior to this event. If paying by check, payment must be received to our new post office box (PO Box 2267, Morristown, NJ 07962-2267) by 7/16/2020. Please email lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with any questions.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

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$15.00



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Sat Aug 1, 2020

10:00a - 12N

Your Lawn and Its Care

Jim Murphy is an expert from Rutgers University’s nationally recognized turfgrass program. He will cover the basics of lawn maintenance; the do’s and don'ts for mowing, fertilization, and irrigation, as well as some advanced practices like aeration and pest control.  Stay tuned for more information about registering for this virtual program.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

Tue Aug 18, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Summer Science: Enjoying New Jersey’s Butterflies

Most people can name the Monarch butterfly, and some even know that the “big yellow one” is a Tiger Swallowtail. But did you know that New Jersey is home to about 125 different kinds of butterflies? Join Sharon Wander of the North American Butterfly Association to discover more about our winged beauties – from the tiny, golden Least Skipper to the spectacular Giant Swallowtail, and from the common Cabbage White to the endangered Northern Metalmark. Being able to recognize more of our beautiful butterflies will transform your enjoyment of the out-of-doors, whether in your own garden or in our wilder open spaces.

Stay tuned for more information about registering for this virtual program.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

Wed Aug 26, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Creating a Fall Vegetable Garden

Discover how to extend your garden’s productivity through fall and winter. Farmer Shaun, from Grow It Green Morristown, will share his extensive knowledge of fall season crops, frost protection and preparing the garden for winter.

Stay tuned for more information about registering for this virtual program.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Nov 14, 2020

To be announced

2020 Tree Symposium

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Cost: To be announced

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA