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Make a Culinary Herb Strawberry Jar - Use your own fresh grown herbs
Friday, May 9
10:00 - 11:30 am OR 6:30 to 8:00 pm
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 E. Hanover Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

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Be rewarded with cuttings of fresh sage, oregano, basil, thyme and rosemary, all the herbs you need to create memorable summertime meals when you grow a culinary herb strawberry jar. Plant your strawberry jar filled with choice culinary herbs at this hands-on workshop at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township, led by Lesley Parness, Superintendent of Horticultural Education. These classic terra cotta containers often frustrate gardeners as they can be difficult to maintain. You will learn the professional’s tricks for creating successful strawberry jars and your jar will flourish all summer. Fee includes all materials and a terra cotta strawberry jar which can be re-planted next year.

The Morris County Park Commission features one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey. It currently protects and maintains 18,730 acres at 38 distinct sites plus offers a year-round calendar of events and activities for all to enjoy!