Rutgers Cooperative Extension announces its webinar series “Community Garden Lunch and
Learn”. This series will help gardeners and garden managers meet the challenges of community
gardening during this 2020 growing season by learning strategies for growing great tasting
vegetables and fruits while protecting the safety of fellow gardeners.
Join us every Wednesday, starting May 27, online at noon to learn and ask questions of the experts
at Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Every week, a different topic is covered to provide you with
information that will make this growing season the best ever.
• May 27 Getting a Head Start on Weed Control – Peter Nitzsche, Morris County Agent
• June 3 People and Food Safety in the 2020 Growing Season – Meredith Melendez, Mercer County Agent
• June 10 Soil Management Basics – Rebecca Magron, Hunterdon County Horticultural Consultant
• June 17 Compost Considerations for the Community Garden – Michele Bakacs, Union & Middlesex County Agent
• June 24 Tree Fruit in a Community Garden – Megan Muelhbauer, Hunterdon County Agent
• July 1 Looking Ahead to the Fall Crops – Madeline Flahive DiNardo ,Union County Agent
To register for the Community Garden Lunch and Learn programs go to:
https://go.rutgers.edu/tpgwbih2
Cost: Free
Contact: Cynthia Triolo, ctriolo@co.morris.nj.us, 973.285.8306