Growing a Vegetable Garden – March 8 Class

Posted on February 13, 2019

Rutgers Master Gardener Program of Somerset County

Do you want to turn a sunny patch of your lawn into a place to grow vegetables?

On Friday, March 8 from 10-11 am, Linda Lewis, a Master Gardener since 2007 and recipient of the 2017 Award of Excellence will host  So You Want to Have a Vegetable Garden class.  Lewis will discuss how to choose the right site for vegetables, building and tilling your soil, which vegetables will grow in our area, creating a garden plan and choosing plants and selecting tools.  The class will be held at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County Office, located at 310 Milltown Rd. Bridgewater NJ 08807.

The cost is $10 per person.   Deadline to register is March 6, 2019.  Register online at or print the attached flyer.    After this class, participants should have the confidence to put their newfound knowledge to work.  Any questions, call  908-526-6293, option 4.

Rutgers Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County in its educational mission to provide research-based horticultural information to the public. For more information regarding The Rutgers Master Gardener Program visit  

The Rutgers Master Gardener Program is a program of The Agriculture and Natural Resources Department within Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE), which is a division within Human Services of Somerset County. Visit RCE at

Cooperating  Agencies: Rutgers, The State  University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity  program provider and employer.

Source: Rutgers Master Gardener Program