PHOTO: Gardening at Thompson Park, Lincroft.
LINCROFT, NJ — Gardening is fun, social and good exercise. It’s also a great way to volunteer in the parks. The Monmouth County Park System is offering drop-in volunteering (ages 14 & up) April through October from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at several park locations:
Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck - Tuesdays
Thompson Park, Lincroft - Wednesdays
Huber Woods Park, Middletown - Thursdays
Holmdel Park, Holmdel - Thursdays (ages 16 & up)
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown - Wednesdays & Saturdays (ages 16 & up)
To get started, all new garden volunteers are encouraged to attend an optional Tree and Shrub Pruning workshop. Choose the date that you would like to attend.
Pruning Trees & Shrubs Workshop
Wednesday, April 8 or Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft
For more information about the Monmouth County Park System, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.