The 37th Annual Home Gardeners School brought scores of seasoned and emerging “green thumbs” to the Douglass Campus in New Brunswick for a full day of workshops covering a variety of gardening and landscaping topics on March 23.
Sponsored by the Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) the popular event attracts garden enthusiasts from throughout the state for expert instruction on horticulture skills.
Speakers come from OCPE’s commercial horticulture and landscape design programs, along with faculty from Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The 35 workshops covered such topics as composting, irrigation, lawn care, tree care, beekeeping and pruning techniques.
Obesity prevention experts from around the country will gather for an all-day conference on Tuesday, December 11, to present the latest research and innovative techniques used in the battle against obesity.
The conference, which is open to professionals in education, public health and related fields, and to parents, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton in East Brunswick.
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