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(Cherry Hill, NJ) – Have you and your family always wanted to garden? Do you just need a few tips to get started this growing season? Then join Camden County Master Gardener Coordinator Rebecca Szkotak and Camden County 4-H Agent Sharon Kinsey for the Get Ready to Grow! Family Gardening Series scheduled biweekly on Thursdays during June, July, and August 2020. Screen Shot 2020-05-30 at 15.6.18

This six-part webinar series offered via WebEx is free of charge but requires pre-registration to participate. Szkotak will teach topics for the whole family, while Kinsey’s webinars are geared towards youth.

Topics include:

–                 June 4, 2020, 6 pm – Planning a Vegetable and Herb Garden with Rebecca

–                 June 18, 2020, 3 pm – Making Upcycled Planters and Garden Markers with Sharon

–                 July 2, 2020, 6 pm – Keeping Pest Out of the Garden with Rebecca

–                 July 16, 2020, 3 pm – Insects – Pests or Pals?

–                 August 6, 2020, 6 pm – Harvesting and Food Safety with Rebecca

–                 August 20, 2020, 3 pm – Crafting for the Garden with Sharon

“Gardening is a rewarding, outdoor activity that can be shared by the whole family, especially during this period of social distancing,” said Freeholder Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “With the expertise of these two organizations, and the easy access offered by the online format, your family will be cultivating and caring for your very own garden in no time.”

For questions, contact Rebecca Szkotak at [email protected] or Sharon Kinsey at [email protected] 

To register go to: by June 3, 2020.

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of the state university to local communities through a partnership with counties across New Jersey.