Succulent Plant and Sip
Saturday, June 17, 2023 / 7-9PM / Hope Community Center, 5 Walnut Street Hope, NJ
Bring a friend, your favorite snack, and a beverage for a relaxing night out. Learn about succulents and their care, then plant and decorate your own. No gardening experience necessary, don’t miss this opportunity for a unique night out! All supplies included for $25 per person, adults over the age of 21 only please. Kitchenware not provided. Reserve your spot by 6/7/23, space is limited.
Agripalooza and Tractorcade
Saturday, May 20th from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Educational Speaker List:
Bring the entire family and come celebrate all things agriculture! The event will include animals, live music, vendors, educational speakers, children’s activities, food, and of course–tractors! Admission and parking are free. Hope to see you there!
- Goats of Myth and Folklore ft. Live Goats- 11:00 a.m.
- Maple Sugaring- 12:00 p.m.
- Wildflower Meadows- 1:00 p.m.
- Beehive Demonstration- 2:00 p.m.
Free Virtual Lunch ‘n Learn Workshops
Invasive Plants in NJ Part I
Monday, March 6th 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Get your lunch ready and join us to learn about common invasive plants that may be thriving in your backyard, and ways to remediate them. Hope to see you there! Register to get your free Zoom link:
Invasive Plants in NJ Part II
Monday, March 13th 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Grab your lunch and join us to continue learning about invasive plants that may be thriving in your backyard. This is the second part of a two-part workshop, but anyone can register even if you could not attend part I. Register to get your free Zoom link:
Basic Gardening ft. Straw Bale Gardening
Monday, February 27th 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Are you getting the pre-spring ‘gardening itch’ yet? Get your lunch ready and join us to learn how to get started growing your own garden this year. Don’t have much space or are afraid of commitment? Straw bale gardening will also be discussed as an easy and effective method of gardening. See you there!
Register to get your free Zoom link:
Rutgers Gardening Education Series 2023
The Gardening Education Series is an in-depth look into the science behind how things grow. It is appropriate for gardeners of all experience levels. This series will be delivered through 16 online classes, plus additional webinar content and resources for in-home study. Classes will be recorded for later viewing.
- Classes will be Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30 p.m., February 9th-May 25th
- Topics include but are not limited to: botany, soils, entomology, plant pathology, pruning, lawn care, vegetables, small fruits, tree fruits, ornamental plants, and composting.
- Registration fee is $250.00- scholarships available
- Registration link: go.rutgers.edu/hbl1nnbk
Rutgers Environmental Steward Program
A Rutgers Environmental Steward is a volunteer that is trained in the important environmental issues affecting New Jersey and works to help solve local environmental problems. No previous experience needed, you simply need a passion for the environment and a desire to help solve local environmental problems.
- Weekly classes taught by leading researchers from Rutgers, government, and the nonprofit sector. Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 p.m.. Approximately 11 online and 5 in-person sessions.
- Fieldtrips to environmentally significant sites are included.
- Topics include climate change, solid waste, recycling, soil health, alternative energy, water quality, habitat conservation, pollinator protection, and environmental policy.
- Complete a 60-hour project in your community to become certified.
- Program fee– $260- scholarships available
- To register or learn more visit: envirostewards.rutgers.edu