Home garden school classes offered in Gloucester County

Classes are held on Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. until noon

Gloucester County Office of Land Preservation in conjunction with the Gloucester County Certified Gardener Program is offering classes in home gardening, January through May 2022. The classes are designed for individuals with an interest in gardening, horticulture and the environment.

Classes are held on Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. until noon. Classes are offered in-person and virtually. You can register for all of the classes, or just one or two. The fee is $15 per class or $10 per class if you sign up for five or more.

For further information, contact GC Office of Land Preservation at 856-307-6451, or email mcummings@co.gloucester.nj.us. The classes are held in Clayton, N.J. at the Office of Government Services building, 1200 N. Delsea Drive.

The following is a list of classes offered:

Jan. 26 – Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Basic Entomology
Feb. 2 – Insects and Mites of Ornamental Plants
Feb. 9 – What’s Bugging my House? Insects that infest households and how to control them
Feb. 16 – Lawn Care
Feb. 23 – Houseplants: Indoor Plant Maintenance
March 2 – Integrated Pest Management-The Basics
March 9 – Pesticide Use and Safety
March 16 – Weed Identification and Control
March 30 – What’s Wrong with My Plant? Disease & Pest Diagnosis
April 6 – Home Vegetable Gardening
April 13 – Gardening for Butterflies and Pollinators
April 20 -All About Woody Plants and Shrubs
May 4 – Growing Fruit in the Home Garden
May 11 – Annuals, Perennials and Herbs
May 18 – Native Plants