The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Master Gardener program of Hunterdon County welcomes 13 new graduates to the volunteer program

On May 28, thirteen Hunterdon County residents graduated from the Rutgers Master Gardener training program and will begin their internship under the guidance of RCE faculty and staff, and Certified Rutgers Master Gardeners on the Rutgers Master Gardener Helpline and other public outreach programs in June.

The proud graduates are Linda Klug, Diane Keweshan, Layce Gebhard, Peggy Schaeffer, Adeline Lilien, Marie Schaible, Ingrid DiGregorio, Kendra Schroeder, Barbara Sizemore, Linda Cornell, Kathy Rohrabacher, Ann McCrystal, and Pam Slevin
The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Hunterdon County are volunteers trained and coordinated by Rutgers Cooperative Extension faculty and staff to provide county residents with advice of home horticultural issues; including pests of the home and garden. Last year, the Rutgers Master Gardeners were assisted more than 650 county residents with real research based answers to problems.

In addition, Rutgers Hunterdon Master Gardeners educational efforts reached over 2,000 individuals in the community last year.

 

Hunterdon County residents can reach the Rutgers Master Gardener Helpline by walk-in, phone (908-788-1735), or email gardeners@co.hunterdon.nj.us Monday through Friday 9 am to noon and Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.  The Rutgers Master Gardener Helpline of Hunterdon County is located in the County Complex at 314 Route 12, Building #2, Flemington, NJ.   For more information visit www.NJAES.Rutgers.edu.