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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity Education Garden to Open

WHAT:

The Gloucester County Master Gardeners and Jr. Master Gardeners will be having the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Master Gardener Educational Garden.

The garden was designed by Alan Koch Senior Landscape Architect for Gloucester County and was constructed with the help of the Jr Master Gardeners which consists of 20 home-schooled and disabled youth from St. John of God School.

The garden consists of a butterfly garden, vegetable/herb garden, a native plant shade garden, a berry patch and a rain garden. The garden was constructed in recognition of the 10 year anniversary of the Rutgers, NJAES Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program in Gloucester County.

WHEN: Thursday, May 20th at 10:30
WHERE: Gloucester County Government Services Building, 1200 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ
Area outside of lunchroom

WHO:

Freeholder Deputy Director/Liaison Robert Damminger
Freeholder Jean DuBois
Alan Koch- County Landscape Architect
Jerome Frecon- County Agricultural Agent/ CEDH
Michelle Casella- County Agricultural Agent
Mary Cummings- Program Associate
Master Gardeners
Jr. Master Gardeners
Teachers & Aides from St. John of God