PHOTO: Bring plants in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers to Deep Cut Gardens, Red Hill Road, Middletown on Saturday, April 23 and take home the same size and number during the Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap.

 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — The Monmouth County Park System will host its Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap on Saturday, April 23 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown.  Gardeners are invited to bring labeled plants in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers and take home the same size and number of plants.  Herb and vegetable seedlings are allowed.  To allow for plant inspection as per New Jersey Department of Agriculture regulations, plant drop off will be from 8:30-10 a.m.    Plants may be selected and taken home from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Those looking to fill the time between drop off and pick, can cross the street to the Tatum Park Red Hill Activity Center, Red Hill Road, Middletown, for the Park System’s Spring Craft Show.  Held from 9 a.m.-2p.m., this event features hand-crafted items such as jewelry, birdhouses, mailboxes, candles, doll clothes and more.   Admission and parking for both events are free.

For more information on the Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap or Spring Craft Show, 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.