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Celebrate 2018 with Four Garden Honorees

June 20, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s a year-long celebration of flavor and beauty as we honor and grow the beet, coreopsis, calibrachoa and tulip. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has declared 2018 the year of these garden mainstays. This non-profit’s goal is to inspire you to grow these and more plants in your gardens at home and work.

The celebration starts with the tulip, a symbol of ...

Rake and Hoe Juniors Tend Shadowlawn Pocket Park

The Junior section of the Rake & Hoe Garden Club of Westfield held their final meeting of the year at the Shadowlawn Pocket Park located at the corner of Shadowlawn and Rahway Avenue, Westfield, NJ.
The Juniors cleaned up the butterfly garden, planted herb seedlings they had grown themselves (parsley, fennel and dill) and annual flowers. In addition, they decorated plant identification ...

Westfield Historic Preservation Commission Presents Devlin Awards

The Westfield Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) presented its Harry Devlin Awards for outstanding efforts in restoring, expanding or updating older properties to 12 property owners at a reception in the Community Room of town hall on Thursday, June 14.  A special award was given to Helaine Donnelly and Pat Velderman in recognition of their work to establish the Kimball Avenue ...

What Makes a Great House and Neighborhood? Walking Tour Will Explore The Issue

Westfield Historical Society Walking Tour: What Makes a Great House and Neighborhood?

Location: Boulevard, Westfield NJ

(Between Park Street and Washington Street)

Date: June 23, 2018   Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am

The walking tour will discuss residential architecture of the early 20th century. 

Scale, proportions, and materiality of homes, as well as, comparison to ...