October Hunterdon Chapter Meeting & Hubert Ling Lecture

Lebanon Township Firehouse 528 West Hill Road, Glen Gardner, New Jersey

The Lowest Plants That Save & Sometimes Bug Or Kill You Speaker:Hubert Ling, Ph.D.Past President, Native Plant Society, NJPrimitive photosynthetic organisms are generally ignored and unknown, however, these plants are essential to our survival and continually interact with humans in a multitude of ways. Hubert will tell tales of adventure, discovery, amazement, sickness, death and ... Read more

Wednesday Webinar with Sam Hoadley : Knock Out Natives

Join Sam as he highlights knockout native species and cultivars from Mt. Cuba’s Trial Gardens. Top performers and favorites of Coreopsis, Baptisia, Monarda, Phlox, Helenium, Echinacea and wild hydrangea represent some of the best native plants for the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Sam will discuss their horticultural and ecological performance and will share important information ... Read more

Volunteer at Ross Lake Park

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

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

Fall 2022 NPSNJ Native Plant Sale

Whittemore 7 Rockaway Rd, Lebanon, New Jersey

Pinelands Direct https://www.pinelandsdirect.com Toadshade Wildflower Farm https://www.toadshade.com Gino’s Native Plant Nursery http://www.ginosnursery.com Earth First Native Plant Nursery https://earthfirstnatives.comEmail for the current plant Location: Whittemore (7 Rockaway Rd, Lebanon, NJ 08833)Date: Saturday October 22ndTime: 10am to 2pmLast day to pre-order plants: end of the day Thursday October 20thQuestions on the plant sale email:

Delaware and Raritan Canal Nature Walk

Delaware and Raritan Canal, Griggstown Causeway Griggstown Causeway, Princeton, NJ 08540

Our objective is to Increase plant identification skills of the whole group. Be ready to take pictures of plants and plant anomalies (e.g., insect leafminers, galls, etc.); we will post the observations on iNaturalist.org. You may want to get an account on that site if you don't have one yet.Hervé Barrier will lead the Nature ... Read more

RESCHEDULED: Hudson Chapter Fall Planet Sale

James Braddock Park 5 Lakeside Drive South, North Bergen, New Jersey

Rescheduled due to rain: The Hudson Chapter Fall Plant Sale will take place on October 23 in James Braddock Park in North Bergen (across from the Nature's Park Cafe, 5 Lakeside Drive South, North Bergen, NJ).  Our vendors this year will be Toadshade Wildflower Farm and Pinelands Direct. 

Native Plants, Healthy Planet, Live!

Nature's Park Cafe 5 Lakeside Drive South, North Bergen, New Jersey

Immediately following the plant sale, Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick of Pinelands Nursery will record an episode of their popular podcast Native Plants, Healthy Planet for the first time in front of a live audience! Special guest is Dr. Randi Eckel, owner of Toadshade Wildflower Farm and President of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey will discuss ... Read more

Fall Conference | Native Plants : Sustaining & Restoring Life

Nature itself has a way of sustaining life on Earth. Yet nature’s balance has been disturbed by human endeavors. Our 2022 Fall Conference speakers will share the science of nature and ecological function while offering ways each of us can restore natural processes through selection and use of native plants in our gardens and landscapes.  ... Read more

Bergen-Passaic Meeting / Field Trip: Preparing the Garden for Winter

Saturday, November 12, 2p.m. -4p.m. Preparing the Garden for Winter. We’ll meet in a Glen Rock garden to discuss what to do when winter approaches and how to look ahead to spring. Email  to register and to get the address.

Southeast Chapter November Meeting

Stockton University 101 Vera King Farris Dr, Galloway, New Jersey

At our November meeting our chapter will be gathering as a group indoors for the first time since March of 2020, when the pandemic forced us to meet only in webinar mode or outdoors on field trips and garden walks. It will be a delight to gather together again inside. (We will follow Stockton’s current policy: ... Read more

Hudson Chapter Holiday Party

Lemmerman Gallery Hepburn Hall Building, 2039 Kennedy Bl, Jersey City, New Jersey

Refreshments will be served and there will be an open mic set up for local poets who would like to share a piece of their work about nature or the environment. RSVP here.

December Monmouth Member’s Meeting

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

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