Classes and Events at Rutgers

Story Hour Returns!

Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am

Join us for stories and games! We’ll be meeting outside near the play area. Stay and play with the backhoes and shovels in our sand pit.





An outdoor screening — Andy Goldsworthy: Rivers and Tides

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, 7:30pm

Artist Andy Goldsworthy coaxes leaves, grass, twigs, stones, and ice into his explorations of nature’s rhythms and flow.

Space is limited — Reservations Required — Click to RSVP




An outdoor screening — Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

RE-SCHEDULED for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, 7:30pm

Discover the gardens and vision of revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf, the designer of the plantings on New York City’s High Line and the Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park.

Space is limited — Reservations Required — Click to RSVP





Thank you for helping us make our events so memorable! 


Painting with Maureen Chatfield 

September 2020

Students worked with local contemporary artist Maureen Chatfield to create still life paintings inspired by our Greenhouse.





Arts Weekend and Fundraiser 

September 2020

A glorious event: artists, musicians, dancers, and perfect weather created a marvelous weekend. Hardy’s Café contributed coffees and baked goods from their Flemington coffee shop. The event benefited The Flemington Area Food Pantry and Delaware Valley Food Pantry. 

This weekend launched our Arts + Nature program promoting arts at our Nursery. A truly great beginning with more to come!



December 2019

A very special Story Hour!






Wreath-making Benefit

December 2019

A fundraiser for Barley Sheaf School PTO. Good fun for a great cause.






Columbus Family Weekend 2019

October 2019

What fun: pumpkin painting and a visit from Unique Creatures — including a gecko, an armadillo, and a huge rabbit! This is always a great weekend.





Ladies’ Night 2019

September 2019

Our best Ladies’ Night yet!

Light fare from Stangl Catering and Blue Fish Grill, wine tasting with Unionville Vineyards, and Counter Culture coffee from Factory Fuel. Mini-massages from Zanya Spa & Salon. Plus jewelry, accessories, gifts, and gourmet specialties from local shops: Edye’s Naturals, Funk & Junk, Libbybeans Chocolatier, Lili B’s, Olive with a Twist, Retro Remix Pass It On, and River Gypsy.

Can’t wait until next year!

Ice Cream Social

August 2019

Ice cream with family and friends at the Nursery — a perfect summer evening!






Dog Adoption Day with Animal Alliance

June 2019

Another great visit from Animal Alliance and a new round of family-friendly dogs. We’ll plan another adoption day in the fall.





Design Days 

Spring 2019

Design consultations with Designer Donna Dahringer. Donna brings her expertise to your project.


Seminar: Intro to Pruning

March 2019

A terrific class with Rachel DeFlumeri, arborist and horticulturalist with Organic Plant Care in Flemington. Questions, answers, and demonstrations — a great way to get ready for the season.





Special Guest!

December 2018

Santa visits our Story Hour.





Columbus Day Weekend

October 2018

Unique Creatures captivates with a collection of furry, scaled, and feathered friends.






Our annual Ladies’ Night

September 2018

A wonderful evening!

Light fare from Stangl Catering and Blue Fish Grill and wine tasting with Unionville Vineyards.       Mini-massages from Puritie Spa. Plus jewelry, accessories, gifts, and gourmet specialties from local shops: Bliss Boutique, Bridge Street Soap, The Cocoa Exchange, Retro Remix Pass It On, River Gypsy,   and UnCorked. Music provided by Safe Harbor Child Access Centers Children’s Choir.

See you at next year’s party!


Dog Adoption Day with Animal Alliance

September 2018

Another visit from Animal Alliance — a new round of family-friendly dogs visits the Nursery.






Design Saturdays

April and May 2018

Free consultations with our Designers. We start with your photos and measurements to help you create plans for your property.





Planting Hope for Safe Harbor Child Access Centers

May 2018

Our spring potting party helped raise awareness and funds for Flemington’s Safe Harbor Child Access Centers. 





Dog Adoption Day with Animal Alliance

April 2018

Animal Alliance brings a variety of adoptable dogs of all ages to our Nursery.






A Rutgers Nursery Seminar: Home Composting

March 2018

A community event at the Ewing Public Library.