Gardening Columnist, Bergen Record
mgapc.org — Passaic County classes are held Thursday mornings - September through May - at the Totowa Business Center, 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250, Totowa. The 3 hour lessons - mostly taught by Rutgers faculty and staff - range in topics from turf renovation and general entomology to propagation and understanding soil.
blog.northjersey.com — Catch up on what's "growing on" in the Garden State Burpee seed company has heart The Pennsylvania-based company has joined forces with the American Heart Association's "Teaching Garden" program by launching the "Teaching Gardens At Home" seed starter kit, aimed at promoting healthy behaviors among young people and their families.
northjersey.com — If you were to ask a young child, 'Where do fruits and vegetables come from?' the answer would probably be 'the grocery store.' The response highlights something that even longtime New Jersey residents have forgotten - that the Garden State is still home to 10,300 farms that produce plenty of fresh foods.
blog.northjersey.com — Catch up on what's "growing on" in the Garden State New Jersey Botanical Garden will sponsor a hands-on kids' gardening workshop at 10 a.m. Sat., May 18. Children can join Nancy Cochrane and master gardener and educator Olga Newey in the Carriage House Visitor Center to explore the fun of gardening.
blog.northjersey.com — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher has announced the 144 New Jersey schools that will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2013-2014 school year. The United States Department of Agriculture has allocated $3,934,586 for New Jersey for next school year's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, which provides fresh produce to students during the school day, along with nutrition education.
blog.northjersey.com — Catch up on what's "growing on" in the Garden State R&S Landscaping will hold a job fair in its offices at Midland Park from 1 and 3 p.m. Tue., May 14. The company is looking to hire skilled professionals in all three of its divisions - maintenance, landscape design/build, and irrigation.
blog.northjersey.com — Kathleen Waldron, president of William Paterson University, has won the 2013 Garden State Green Award for "individual in education." The awards will be presented on Sat., May 18 at the seventh annual Garden State Greenfest at Kean University.
blog.northjersey.com — Raymond A. Edel has worked at The Record for 30 years. As calendar & listings editor, he also produces two weekly columns: "From The Ground Up" and "Radio Waves." Edel is a certified Rutgers University master gardener and has been the president of the Master Gardener Association of Passaic County from 2010 to present.
blog.northjersey.com — Catch up on what's "growing on" in the Garden State In just 12 months, over 300,000 visitors have discovered Hillsborough's Duke Farms. Through the beauty of its natural setting, the diversity of our wildlife and the scope and quality of our educational programs, demonstrations and research, Duke Farms has begun to inspire visitors to transform their approach to conservation and start building a more sustainable future.
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