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Fall at Van Vleck, Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning
11:30 AM- 12:30 pm on Thursdays, Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2
To register please visit MILL’s link:
9/21 – Cold season crops
9/28 – Gardening for wildlife
10/5 – Not putting garden to bed
10/12 – Botany of fruits
10/19 – Pressed flower bookmarks
11/2 – Tree ID – Oaks
Join Laura Roberts, ISA certified arborist and NJ licensed tree expert, for another venture into tree identification. Sharpen your observation skills by getting to know trees as if you were meeting a new friend. Learn where and how to look for the common characteristics of the genus and how to distinguish one species from another within the genus Quercus. This class will take place outdoors. Please dress for the weather and choose appropriate footwear.
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating indefinitely
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2023
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
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