NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — If you love to grow your own food, consider a visit to the Master Gardeners Plant Sale on the Cook Campus, Saturday, May 13th from 9 am – 1 pm at 103 College Farm Rd. New Brunswick NJ (former location of NJ Museum of Agriculture).
There will be a varied selection of plants for home gardens available, including herbs and heirloom vegetables, ethnic eggplants, hot and sweet peppers, as well as common and unusual varieties of annuals, perennials and vines.
This is a great opportunity for gardeners to acquire the following Rutgers developed varieties (available while supplies last) including the recently introduced Rutgers “D’Light” strawberries; and “Rutgers 250” tomatoes, as well as the Rutgers bred heirloom “Oritani” bell pepper which you may not find anywhere else.
Attendees can consult with Rutgers Cooperative Extension volunteers and staff regarding garden plans, plant care, pest problems and access their vast knowledge of horticulture.
Don’t forget your plant wagon! This event will be held, rain or shine.
–Bill Hlubik, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County