• Train To Be A Master Gardener

    Chrystine Gaffney is a certified Master Gardener, and she wants to let other Verona residents know that Essex County has opened registration for its nine-month Master Gardener course. New Jersey Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • 0
  • Learn About Native Plants For Your Garden

    Come learn how you can attract birds, butterflies, and pollinators to your garden through the plants you choose. The Essex County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey announces its first public meeting on Sunday,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
    • 0
  • Learn To Create A School Garden

    Every spring, Rutgers University’s Master Gardener’s Helpline is flooded with calls from teachers about how to start, maintain or develop a school garden. Hearing this need from the community, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County has developed...

    • Posted 10 months ago
    • 0
  • From Monet’s Life, A New Lifestyle Brand

    Aileen Bordman would like you to stop and smell the roses. And the azaleas and columbines, the dahlias, fuschias and geraniums, too. And of course the poppies, snapdragons, water lilies and zinnias. That’s what Claude Monet would...

    • Posted 1 year ago
    • 0
  • 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...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • 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 2 years ago
    • 0
  • 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 3 years ago
    • 0
  • 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 4 years ago
    • 1
  • 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 5 years ago
    • 0
  • 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 5 years ago
    • 0