Install a New Native Plant Garden

Clayton Park Activity Center 202 Davis Station Rd, Cream Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Help Install a New Native Plant Garden at the Clayton Park Activity Center Monmouth County Parks has recently received an exciting grant of 5000 native plants from Xerces Society! The new native plant garden will be located at the Clayton Park activity center, 202 Davis Station Road, (Imlaystown) Upper Freehold, NJ. The installation will start at ... Read more

Huber Woods Native Plant Gardens and the Scudder Preserve

huber woods park 25 Browns Dock Rd, Locust, New Jersey, United States

Don't miss our next NPSNJ Monmouth Chapter members meeting on July 25! Nestled on a hill overlooking the Navesink River, Huber Woods boasts 390 acres of permanently preserved open space and several beautiful and functional native plant gardens, including a bog garden, a shade garden, and a pollinator garden. Naturalist Jason Goldman will be our guide for this ... Read more

Let’s Tell Everyone About Natives

Monmouth County Fair 1500 Kozloski Rd, Freehold, United States

Join us for tabling at the Monmouth County Fair. Come help us spread the word about native plants. We will have a table near the Master Gardeners at the fair, and we will need as many folks as possible to sign up to cover the open hours. Please sign up ASAP at this Google Docs ... Read more

Kids Learn about Native Plants at Freehold Raceway Mall

Freehold Raceway Mall 3710 US-9, Freehold Towship, New Jersey, United States

GO GREEN MONDAYKids Learn about Native Plants atFreehold Raceway MallFree native plant to first 50 kids Monday, August 83:00 - 5:00 pm3710 US-9, Freehold Township, NJFind us in the mall near Forever 21 and Azaria Bridal. Closest entrance is near PF Chang and the Cheesecake Factory.

Monmouth Chapter Meeting: Wonderful World of Moths

Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center 331 Georgia Tavern Road, Howell, New Jersey, United States

Learn all about the fascinating world of moths! We'll start with a presentation by Paul Mandala, Monmouth County Park System Naturalist, that will introduce the different families of moths. You'll learn about the main differences between moths and butterflies, and identify some of the plants that are necessary for moths to survive. After that, we'll ... Read more

Plant Identification Hike

Deep Cut Gardens 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, United States

Take a 2-hour plant identification hike with the horticulturist of Deep Cut Gardens, Kate B. Lepis, Ph.D.  Kate and her associate Kyle Clayton will discuss HOW to identify and differentiate plants, with a focus on those flowering this fall. Learn how to distinguish between different types of goldenrods, asters, and other plants. We'll meet in the parking lot of ... Read more

Event Series Volunteer at Ross Lake Park

Volunteer at Ross Lake Park

Ross Lake Park 20 Elinore Ave, Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Spend a meditative morning gardening while gazing at the lake and listening to the osprey and many other birds. In 2014, volunteers with guidance from a Monmouth County Master Gardener created a native plant and pollinator garden at Ross Lake Park with funds from the Long Branch Environmental Commission and the Sierra Club. The Ross ... Read more

Event Series Volunteer at Ross Lake Park

Volunteer at Ross Lake Park

Ross Lake Park 20 Elinore Ave, Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Spend a meditative morning gardening while gazing at the lake and listening to the osprey and many other birds. In 2014, volunteers with guidance from a Monmouth County Master Gardener created a native plant and pollinator garden at Ross Lake Park with funds from the Long Branch Environmental Commission and the Sierra Club. The Ross ... Read more

December Monmouth Member’s Meeting

Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building 1475 West Front Street, Lincroft, New Jersey, United States

Holiday Celebration: Seed Swap, Garden Gift Raffle, Year-In-Review, 2023 Plans, and Garden Wisdom Exchange Let's get together and get to know each other better! Come join us to celebrate our Monmouth Chapter's first holiday season with snacks, drinks, and finger-foods. We'll have native plant seeds to share for winter sowing, and we'll raffle off fun ... Read more

Spring Into Native Plants: A Seed-Planting Workshop

Monmouth County Library - Eastern Branch 1001 Rte. 35, Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States

**Update - A second class has been added: February 4th @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Randi Eckel, Ph.D, Toadshade Wildflower Farm, President NPSNJ Learn techniques and tricks for growing native perennial plants from seed. Randi will discuss seed dormancy, scarification, stratification, and other special seed treatments sometimes needed to coax seeds to grow. Each ... Read more

Native Plants and Their Cultivars: Don’t Get Lost in the Weeds

Middletown Township Public Library 55 New Monmouth Rd., middletown, New Jersey, United States

Many of us who garden with native plants feel a sense of urgency to create spaces that fully support wildlife. At the same time, deciding what is truly native to our yards and sourcing those plants can be overwhelming. Moreover, catalogs and garden centers offer a dizzying array of cultivars of native species and far ... Read more

Big Brook Spring Naturalist Walk

Big Brook Park 521 County Road 520, Marlboro Township, New Jersey, United States

Tag along with Monmouth County Park naturalists Megan Orens and Jason Goldman as we discover the native birds living in our backyards and the trees that they call home. The first half of this 2-hour walk will be birdwatching, followed by a woodland trail walk highlighting native trees and plants.