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Spring Plant Sale

Geranium Sale: Order your beautiful geraniums now for delivery on May 7. Click here for the Geranium order form and details.plant sale 2011

Plant Sale on May 8 and 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM,  held at: Union Village United Methodist Church, 1130 Mountain Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Chose from a great selection of annuals, perennials and vegetables just in time for Mother’s Day! Profits from this sale benefit Horticultural Scholarships at Rutgers University sponsored by the Gardeners of Wagner Farm.

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Arboretum’s Giving Garden Project

Kick-off Meeting on April 19, 2015 , 2 PM

The gardeners are sharpening their trowels, setting up the seed trays, and counting down the days to get ready to start the Growing to Give and Giving Garden projects at Wagner Farm Arboretum. Volunteers lettuceare needed this year for the program that has successfully donated thousands of pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits to area food banks and soup kitchens.

If you are a volunteer helping in the Giving Garden, or want to learn about the project, please come to the meeting on April 19, 2015 at 2 PM at the Arboretum’s meeting room. Find out about the dates, plans, and projects the GGP team has in mind to make this a successful year. Last year, the GGP project donated several thousand pounds of produce to area food banks and soup kitchens. To read more about the project, click here.

In the news: Mar 12 Ernie

On March 12, 2015, Ernie Cottrill, founder of the Wagner Farm Arboretum’s Giving Garden Project was presented with a plaque in recognition of the generosity of the Giving Garden Project to the Interfaith Food Pantry.

Shown: Gary DiNardo Warren Township Committee Member and Ernie Cottrill.

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Pumpkin-lit nites, Halloween frights, and baked delights, Oh my….

Brite Nites  is back for 2015

Wagner Farm Arboretum (Warren, NJ) invites all fun seekers from near and far to join in our fantastic lighted pumpkin displays, Haunted House, and Black Hat Café, coming in October 2015. Visit our Brite Nites 2015 page to get the latest info.

Save the dates:

October 9 – 11,   October 16 – 18,   October 23 – 25, 2015

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Eagle Scout plans a Bird Information Kiosk at the Arboretum

barn pic wfaBirding at the Arboretum will soon be more informative, through the help of Eric Martone, a Life Scout of Troop 68 in Berkeley Heights, NJ. His project will build a Bird Information Kiosk near the Children’s Garden at Wagner Farm Arboretum.

Bird at WFAFSeveral bird species make their home in the gardens, nearby Glenhurst Meadows trails, woods and structures. Since the Arboretum is a favorite spot for local Birders and Visitors, the kiosk will be useful to get bird sighting information. For more info on Birding near Wagner Farm Arboretum: http://ebird.org/content/nj/news/birding-glenhurst-meadows-warren-somerset-county-by-jonathan-klizas/

Won’t you please get involved at this early stage of the project? Donate to the funds needed to build the Kiosk. Use this FORM to send in your donation of paver stones which will be memorialized with your name or message. The goal is to start the project this Spring 2015, and we need your donations for the materials now! If you have questions about the project, please contact Eric Matrone [email protected]. Click here for the Project Description. Or you may send an email to Wagner Farm Arboretum Office Manager Mary [email protected] .

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