SWING INTO SPRING WITH 35 WORKSHOPS AT RUTGERS HOME GARDENERS SCHOOL

January 16, 2014

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) — Over 25 of the state’s top home horticulture experts will present 35 different interactive gardening and landscaping workshops at the 38th Annual Rutgers Home Gardeners School on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

The program will be held from 9:00am-4:00pm on the Cook/Douglass campus at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The registration fee is $60 until March 10; $75 after.

Topics will range from building a water garden to creating a terrarium to composting and canning. This year’s program also includes 21 brand new workshops on topics like azaleas, gardening with stone and eco-beneficial and sustainable gardening methods.

The expert speakers represent both commercial horticulture and landscape design firms along with Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) and School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) faculty and staff to provide homeowners with the opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

Attendees can create their own schedules by selecting the workshops that are most relevant to their gardening interests for a truly exciting day of hands-on learning.

Pre-registration is recommended; some workshops have limited seats.

For more information, workshop descriptions or to register, call the Office of Continuing Professional Education at 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/hgs.

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