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Children’s Garden

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Roll up your sleeves in the Children’s Garden to garden and enjoy a Tea Social every other Friday morning (9 am to 11 am) starting May 9, 2014. The Children’s Garden is a wonderful place for families to come and experience nature together and learn a little about gardening as well.

We’re looking for volunteers to spend 2 hours to help beautify the garden (click here for ivolunteer). Read more about the Children’s Garden and the Tea Social.

2014 Plant Sale: May 9, 10 and 11 and May 16, 17, 18

The Plant sale for the first weekend (May 9, 10 & 11) is held at Union Village United Methodist Church parking lot, corner of Hillcrest Rd. & Mountain Ave., Berkeley Heights. plant sale IMG_1881The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum hosts this annual plant sale in May to raise funds for the Scholarship Fund, supporting local college students at Rutgers University. Purchase annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, and more. Just in time for Mother’s Day!
Hours: Friday 5/9 1 PM to 5 PM; Saturday 5/10: 9 AM to 5 PM; Sunday 5/11: 9 AM to 12 Noon.

On the second weekend (May 16, 17 and 18), the Plant sale is held at the Wagner Farm Arboretum.
Hours: Friday 5/16: 1 PM to 5 PM; Saturday 5/17: 9 AM to 5 PM; Sunday 5/18: 10 AM to 1 PM.

For information, please call 908-350-7383. Click here to sign up for volunteering for the Plant sale on either weekend.

Farmers Market opening on Thursday, June 5, 2014

GToGive D1447Market will be open on Thursdays, from June 5 through October 9th, 2014 (Hours of operation: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm). Stop in on Thursdays rain or shine for fresh locally grown seasonal produce, naturally raised beef, pork, poultry, eggs, Italian specialty dishes, gluten-free products, nuts, jams, Honey, and lots more!

Farmer’s Market Vendors Wanted!

Wagner Farm Arboretum is the ideal location for a Farmer’s Market, located on Mountain Ave, which is well-traveled by locals and commuters. Vendor Contracts are due to WFA Office Manager by May 1, 2014 to confirm your space. Click here to read more about this ideal location to join the Market!

Giving Garden Project:

The Giving Gardener’s Project extends the gift of food to area Food Banks and Soup Kitchens by growing produce at the Wagner Farm Arboretum Garden.

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The project is seeking volunteers for the 2014 season.

The garden plots are getting prepared for planting. Come help us get things ready. Email [email protected] to volunteer.

If you, your family or friends have a little time and a little energy this season and want to make a difference in other people’s lives, join the rest of the team tend the vegetable gardens, plant seedlings, harvest the bounty,  or support the project in other ways. You can participate on your own schedule starting in the Spring for as little as 1 hour, or as often as you can throughout this gardening season. This is a great way to earn service hours!
Read the Giving Gardeners Project webpage. Contact [email protected] or 908-350-7383.


Your Membership to the Arboretum can be renewed on-line! Click here for the on-line form or go to the Membership page.

 Wagner Farm Arboretum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
supporting a natural suburban learning center