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Spring is Here: Expert Help for Union County Gardeners

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.   Credits: Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - 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. 

For more information visit RCE online at, 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.

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