Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

MONTCLAIR, NJ — West Orange High School will participate in the Gardens Aglow Pumpkin Carving event along with other Essex County high schools at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair, on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

Area shutterbugs take home awards for photographing county parks

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the nine winners in the Anual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in Adult and Youth categories and were recognized on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks […]

WOHS art students carve out a spot in ‘Gardens Aglow’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School art students were busy creating elaborate, carved pumpkins for the “Gardens Aglow” event to be held Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair. Art students from high schools across Essex County are donating their artwork […]

Master Gardeners plant sale

MONTCLAIR / ROSELAND, NJ — The Master Gardeners of Essex County are busy planning their annual plant sale. The sale will be held at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair, on Friday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

Learn about growing veggies

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex will host an event titled “Let’s Talk Vegetable Gardening” at the South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden, 220 Prospect St. in South Orange, on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. The session, open to any vegetable gardener, will focus on achieving peak performance from your […]

Celebrating 90 years of May bloom

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The trustees of the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens invite the public to celebrate its 90th anniversary this May. Come enjoy this living art known as the “Rainbow on the Hill.” “The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens again welcomes spring with its landmark display of blooms,” board President Nancy Skjei-Lawes said in a press […]

MGC celebrates Presby Memorial’s 90-year legacy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Presby Memorial Gardens are a delight to behold in May when thousands of irises are in bloom. Come hear how this magical place was created through an act of democracy and love at a Maplewood Garden Club meeting on Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 […]

County announces eight winners in photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Eight local residents received awards in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories and were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, during the annual Fall Family Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography […]