Dear Friends, After a very thoughtful and effective search, I am pleased to announce that we have successfully recruited the new Rutgers Gardens and Campus Stewardship Director. Ariana Arancibia will join us to serve in this important role, effective June 14, 2021. Please join me in welcoming Ariana. Ariana grew up in East Brunswick and […]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rutgers Gardens is unable to hold its traditional Spring Flower Fair during Mother’s Day weekend. Instead, we will have an in-person plant sale over multiple weeks in May starting May 1, with timed (and FREE) tickets. [Read More…]
Updates about current operations at Rutgers Gardens.
February is the month to finalize design considerations for the year and finish ordering seeds. Enjoy the garden’s late-winter beauty and give thought to changes. Here is a list of all of the things you will want to tackle this month—from pruning, to seeding, to edging—to insure a repeat of your past successes!
Italian Arum plays an important role of providing winter foliage interest. Its unusual flowers have a unique method of attracting a specific type of pollinator. And after the flowers fade and the foliage withers away, clusters of bright red fruits bring another layer of interest to the garden well into August.
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