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Spring is Here: Expert Help for Union County Gardeners

Experts and volunteers from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County offer free, reliable guidance on gardening for teachers, community leaders, and individuals.
Experts and volunteers from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County offer free, reliable guidance on gardening for teachers, community leaders, and individuals.

Cold weather or not, spring is officially here and the planting season is not far behind. Experts and volunteer Master Gardeners from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) of Union County are ready to help with all your questions about growing successful home, community, and school gardens.

Pictured here, Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski (l) sampled some of the free materials available to teachers with Dr. Karen Ensle, RCE Department Head (c) and Corey Wu-Jung, Northern NJ Coordinator of the Grow Healthy Project (r), during last month’s Community Gardening Conference in Mountainside.

For more information visit RCE online at ucnj.org/rce, call the RCE Master Gardeners at 908-654-9852 or call Agricultural Agent Madeline DiNardo at 908-654-9854 (press “4”). RCE is supported in part by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Please join the County of Union online at ucnj.org, on Facebook at ucnj.org/facebook, and on Twitter at twitter.com/countyofunionnj.

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