Leonard J. Buck Garden to Host Pruning Workshop March 24

The Somerset County Park Commission will host a Pruning Workshop at Leonard J. Buck Garden, located at 11 Layton Road, Far Hills, NJ, 07931 on Friday, March 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. In this class, participants will learn proper pruning techniques to help protect against unwanted growth, disease, and plant damage. The cost is $25. Register by March 23.  To register, click here.

Learning proper pruning techniques leads to sustainable gardening to help perpetuate plant life in gardens, landscapes and to promote a greener future. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of pruning from professional horticulturists during an outdoor, hands-on presentation.

To register, visit www.somersetcountyparks.org, or call 908-722-1200, ext. 5621.


Leonard J. Buck Garden

L.J. Buck Garden is one of the premier rock gardens in the eastern United States. The garden was created in the late 1930s and has reached a breathtaking point of maturity consisting of a series of alpine and woodland gardens situated in a 33-acre wooded-stream valley. The garden was named after Mr. Leonard J. Buck, who developed it as part of his estate, it was donated to the Somerset County Park Commission by Mrs. Helen Buck in 1976.


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