PLAINFIELD, NJ — Enjoy a lecture sponsored by the Plainfield Shade Tree Commission with Bruce Crawford, a longtime proponent of unusual and fun plants.  A discussion on "Perennials for Your Year Round Interest" will be held at duCret School of Art.

Crawford is the Director of Rutgers Gardens, the botanical garden for Rutgers University, and is an adjunct professor in Landscape Architecture at the university.  A graduate of Bucknell University, he also lectures frequently.  Seating is limited at this special event.

  • DATE:  Thursday, Nov. 7
  • TIME:  7 to 9 p.m.
  • PLACE:  duCret School of Art
  • ADDRESS:  1030 Central Ave.

Light refreshments will be served, and seating is limited.

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