KEYPORT, NJ - On June 4th and 5th, the Keyport Garden Club will welcome thousands of visitors from all over the tri-state area to enjoy approximately 40 public and private gardens for its 5th annual free Keyport GardenWalk.

Visitors can pick up their complimentary Keyport GardenWalk Garden Guide at the Keyport Waterfront pavilion between the hours of 11:00AM and 3:00PM during KGW weekend. Keyport GardenWalk is a self-guided walking and biking tour. Complimentary 15 minute pedicab rides past several participating gardens will also be offered.

 

Free GardenTalks are also a part of the weekend’s festivities.   Saturday, June 4th – Judy Glattstein, author and NYBG lecturer, will be speaking on “Sizzling Summer Bulbs”, Sunday, June 5th – P. Steven Kristoph, nursery owner/Rutgers adjunct instructor, will be speaking on “Great Garden Day Trips for your Hort Bucket List”. The GardenTalks talk place at Keyport Borough Hall, 70 West Front Street at 9:30AM. Registrants are invited to enjoy coffee/muffins starting at 9:00AM. The GardenTalks are free but registration is required as seating is limited – to register email info@keyportgardenwalk.org.

Perennial KGW musicians Vinny Kyne and friends, Frank Patrouch, and the Porch Players at Nora’s will share their musical talents with KGW visitors.

Keyport GardenWalk is possible because of the generosity of its sponsors – EVENT SPONSORS–Sea Grass Design and Landscape LLC, NJ Natural Gas, Seasons Matter Inc., McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLC, Drew’s Bayshore Bistro, Shadel Environmental, Ceres Victory Gardens LLC, Trick of the Trades-General Contractor, MAJOR SPONSORS–Constellation-an Exelon Company, Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative, Reedy Chemical Foam, Pine Belt Nissan of Keyport, RE/MAX The Real Estate Leaders-Team Chris Walsh, SUPPORTERS-Buhler Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, NY/NJ Baykeeper, Casola Farms, IFF, Espresso Joe’s, CONTRIBUTORS-Check Electrical Corp., Dearborn Market,Calabrese’s Barber Shop, Saker Shop Rites, Inc., Patti Higgins Piney, Green Peak Imaging Solutions, Uncle Louie G-Keyport and Apollo Plumbing and Sewer.

For more information on Keyport GardenWalk please visit http://keyportgardenwalk.org or contact Clare Skeen 732-687-9519.