Talking Garden


SUMMIT, NJ. Sex in the Garden? Yes! Join Director of Horticulture, Marc Montefusco, for a discussion on reproduction, genetics and evolution in the garden, Wednesday, February 15, 7pm. The 'Talking Garden' lecture series continues Wednesday, March 15 at 7pm with The Natives are Getting Restless. Marc will introduce you to new and exciting forms of North American woody plants. RRA members are free; Non-members $10/person per class. Lectures will take place in the Wisner House sun porch. Registration is available now at or call 908-273-8787, x1010.

Itching to get your vegetable garden growing this spring? Looking forward to eating healthy homegrown produce? Join our Integrated Pest Management Strategies workshop with Environmental Educator, Althea Llewellyn, and learn to identify garden pests, and protect your crops using organic and environmentally friendly gardening methods. This class is available on Wednesday, February 22, 10-11am or Saturday, February 25, 11:30am-12:30pm.

For Seed Starting Basics, join Althea on Saturday, March 25, 11:30am-12:30pm or Wednesday, March 29, 10-11am, and learn how to start your vegetables from seeds. It is both rewarding and economical! Registration is now open for all workshops. RRA members are $10/class; Non-members $25/class. Register at or call 908-273-8787, x1515.

About Reeves-Reed Arboretum: Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week from dawn till dusk, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.

Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!