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Spice Up Your Garden with New Herb Gardening Workshop

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Credits: Middlesex County Office of Communication
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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County is proud to offer a new gardening workshop, “Growing, Harvesting and Preserving Your Herbs.”  

This free workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 27 at the EARTH Center located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick. 

The workshop will discuss the basics of designing, planting and caring for an herb garden, as well as container gardening. 

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The program is free but registration is required by June 24. To register, call 732-398-5262

Those interested in the decorative side of herbs will want to view EARTH Center’s herb garden, Circle of Thyme. The Circle is an excellent example of a formal herb garden design. Its 13 themed beds will offer visitors an up close look at the variety of herbs available to gardeners in New Jersey, and provide inspiration for experienced herbalists and aspiring gardeners alike. The Circle of Thyme also features raised beds to make enjoying the garden easier for those in wheelchairs or less mobile.

Some of the 2015 Herb bed themes are as follows:

  • Ragin’ Cajun Cooking 
  • Herbs That Put Your Cold on Hold
  • Herbs That are Lean Mean, Vitamin Machines

Rutgers Cooperative Extension educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability

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