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Grow Your Own Produce at the East Brunswick Community Garden

Aspiring gardeners who lack the space, proper sunlight or soil to grow produce and flowers at home can rent a plot at the East Brunswick Community Garden for the 2017 growing season.

Located next to the Municipal Complex on Rues Lane, the popular garden has a limited number of 10 x 10-foot plots available to new gardeners for the coming season on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 per season. All gardeners must provide four hours of community garden service during the season. For more information and to register for a plot, go to ebcommunitygarden.webs.com.

The garden’s website offers timely articles, tips and tricks for gardeners, a calendar of events and information on donating surplus produce. Gardeners have donated more than a ton of surplus produce in the last few years.

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Established in 2009, the garden offers 160 plots for new and returning gardeners who live or work in East Brunswick. New fencing erected by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the township now protects the area from deer and other critters.

For more information, send email to ebcgarden@gmail.com.

The East Brunswick Community Garden is a project of the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – May 23, 2017 – Saint Peter's University Hospital welcomes students ages 14 to 20 to attend an open house for the hospital’s Exploring program. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents and their parents. Please join members of Saint Pater’s University Hospital on Wednesday, May 31, at 6:45 p.m. at Saint Peter's University Hospital, 254 ...

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