• A Taste Of Summer

    Summer has it’s own special treats. There’s fresh corn on the cob and cool Italian ice. For some people it’s fresh from the ocean/bay crab or other shellfish. (Not for this girl who is allergic.) My favorite...

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  • Free Master Gardener Class For Kids

    Chrystine Gaffney, a Verona resident who is a certified master gardener, has let us know that there’s going to be a master gardener class in our area for kids, beginning in March. Better yet, it’s free. The...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Let’s Talk Vegetable Gardening

    A summer edition of Let’s Talk Vegetable Gardening hosted by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County will be held Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. in the Teaching Garden at the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Laning Wins Contest About NJ Farms

    The New Jersey Agricultural Society recently announced the winners of its annual Farm-City Week Poster Contest from Laning Avenue School. This year’s theme for the poster and essay contest was “The Garden State On My Plate.” The...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Gardening In Winter

    The Let’s Talk Vegetable Gardening Series continues on Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Teaching Garden at the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens. This session will focus on preparing your vegetable garden...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Learn To Be A Better Gardener

    The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County–which includes Verona’s own Suzanne Broullon–are inviting the public to “Let’s Talk Vegetable Gardening” on Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Teaching Garden located at Presby Memorial...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Get A Second Season From Your Garden

    On Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. the Verona Public Library will host the program “Second Season Harvest” with expert local gardener Eleanor Rose who will discuss the second growing season. Learn how to extend your fruit and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Presby Iris Events Start May 10

    Spring has sprung and the irises at the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens are budding with excitement! Bloom Season is anticipated to last from May 10 through June 5. The Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Bugs, Rocks, Birds

    A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of February that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Iris Bulb Sale At Presby Gardens

    The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens is renovating four of its garden beds this summer and is making surplus rhizomes available for purchase. The sale runs today, July 20, and tomorrow, July 21, and again on August 24...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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