Welcome to Master Gardeners of  Bergen County

Skylands Manor Holiday Open House
Thanks to the many volunteers from 12 organazations, the Skylands Holiday Open House was a hugh success!
Thousands of people visited the Manor durring the four days making this the biggest fundraing event for the New Jersey Botanical Gardens. Here's a peek at the volunteers and their work.

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The Decorations

The Volunteers

Congratulations to the Class of 2017
On Saturday, November 18th Joel Flagler graduated his 30th class of Master Gardeners!  This is the 34th class of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension since it's inception in 1984.
Congratulations to the class of 2017!
Sikandar Ali
April Barth
Dominick Badolato
Varda Gold
Nicholas R. Griepenburg
Debbie Higgins
Edward Legcy
Patrick Lull
Jane Nicholson
Rose Santos Martinez
Elvira Prieto Martin
Karen A . Riede
Lynn Sterett
Lynette Stewart
Lorraine Mahurter
Smadar Shemmesh
Catherine Wedgbury
Roger W. Yurt

Volunteer Reporting Forms
There are two ways to report your volunteer hours,
click on the version that's best for you.

Excel Version  - Emailable 
 PDF Print Version  - Print and mail version

For questions and assistance contact Donna Karpel
donna9189@gmail.com or (201) 327-8835

Lifetime Master Gardeners
The Board is please to announce the first inductees as
"Lifetime Master Gardeners of Bergen County"
This membership title is bistowed to thoses who have been certified Master Gardeners of Bergen County for twenty years and have volunteered over 1,000 hours o service.


Cliff erenz
Janet Austin
Barbara Johannson
John Grill
Bob Schneider

Next Meeting
Tuesday, January 23. Refreshment at 7:00 PM
 Speaker: Janet Schulz
Topic: Learn to Make Hypertufa Trough

County Administration Building
One Bergen Plaza, Hackensack, NJ
Click here for Directions

Meetings are open to the public free of charge,
so grab a friend and join us!

Member Login
This website is dedicated to the public and Master Gardeners, if you are a Master Gardener and would like to get a password, click here and give us a your
name, email and the password you would like to use.

The Potting Shed  -  Newsletter
Click below for the latest issue.
Members and Students are welcome to past issues,
just click on the Potting Shed link and login.
December 2017

Who Are Certified Master Gardeners?
Not just trained volunteers who are committed to horticultural and environmental.
 Click here for the details.

2018 Member Renewal Form
Click Here to download the 2018 Master
Gardeners of Bergen County Renewal From.

Note: Master Gardeners Students in the class of
2018 get a one year membership free!
Also, you are welcome to attend our meeting
and get access to our website.

If you have any question, please contact:
Terry Pegg: Membership@MGofBC.org

Happy Anniversary!
Congratulations to those Master Gardeners who have been
Master Gardeners for 5, 10, 15 and 20 years!
Click Here to see the list of members:
2016       2017

A Special Happy Anniversary to:
Susan Chasmer & Cliff Gerenz
25 years of being a Master Gardener of Bergen County.
Special recognition will be given at the Rutgers Master
Gardeners Association of New Jersey Fall Conference!

2018  Symposium
The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County is hosting its' 11th Annual Symposium: “Insights and Inspirations.”

Speakers Include:
Joe Lamp'l
Gretchen LeBuhn
Lee Reich
Pat Zammit

Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24, 2018
This is an exceptional event, to learn, meet fellow Master Gardeners from other counties, and get four education hours!

Click: Here for Details, or  Here for Registration Form