NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Long gone are your tomato plants and the leaves have all been raked, but the growing season isn’t completely over. There are still many traditions this time of year that keep indoor gardeners and farmers busy. That’s why Rutgers Cooperative Extension brings you a holiday plant episode of RU Ready 2 Garden. We will talk about locally grown Christmas tree selection and care as well as indoor plants such as Poinsettias and Christmas cactus.
Instructors and Hosts:
Bill Hlubik is an Agricultural Agent and Professor with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, NJAES, Rutgers, the State University. He teaches Sustainable Agriculture and Starting a Small Farm classes for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and has been farming with his family for over 35 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Errickson is the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent in Monmouth County with a focus on nursery, turfgrass, and agricultural innovation. He has led courses focused on sustainable horticulture and soil fertility for commercial growers, homeowners, and college students throughout New Jersey and New England.
Tim Waller is the Nursery agent of Rutgers Cooperative Extension for southern NJ. Tim has a Ph.D. in Plant Biology whose research focuses on pest management; including insect, disease, or animal by utilizing system approaches.
Angela Monaghan is the Master Gardener Coordinator for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County. She holds a B.S. in Plant Science and a certificate in Economic and Medicinal Plants from Rutgers University.
–Rutgers Cooperative Extension