Next Meeting - February 18th at 7:00PM at the Senior Center Upper Level. Seed Swap before meeting. Come anytime after 5:00PM to share/swap seeds. We may also be having a Pot Luck Dinner at this meeting. Details to be announced. Registration will also take place at this meeting.

Follow the Monarch Spring migration here. Follow the Fall migration here. And go here for a link to identify different types of butterflies.

Welcome to the Hopatcong Community Garden (HCG) website

Located in Hopatcong, New Jersey,
since 2012, the Hopatcong Community Garden has been supporting quality of life, educational and community interests in our town.

We hope you will enjoy learning about our community garden and the things we do for our community. Please visit our History and Mission page to learn more about the HCG.

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  • Thank You November 15 marks the end of yet another wonderful garden season. We'd like to thank everyone who participated in making that happen. In January, we will be reaching out to our current members and asking them if they will be gardening again in 2016. In February we will start reaching out to the people our waiting list once we know how many open plots we have. If you are interested in having a plot and are not on the waiting list, we encourage you to get on it. Email for details. 
    Posted Nov 16, 2015, 10:33 AM by Hopatcong Garden
  • Join Us For Our Wine Tasting Fundraiser! Pavinci’s Italian Grill is proud to sponsor a wine and spirit sampling on Tuesday, May 5th from 7pm to 9pm. The fee per person is $20. There will be a great variety of wineto sample, buffet dinner included as well as the chance to win one of many prizes.Proceeds from the night will benefit both the Hopatcong Pound Project & the Hopatcong Community Garden. Two organizations that have been helping each other and the town bring a sense of community to Hopatcong.
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 1:33 PM by Hopatcong Garden
  • Visit us on Facebook Be sure to find and "like" us on Facebook.  We share gardening tips, announcements and posts to entertain  you.  
    Posted Jan 30, 2015, 11:52 AM by jenbarone2001
  • Feb 19th Meeting All are welcomed! The February 19, 2015 meeting will be held at the upper level of the Senior Center at 7PM. HCG member, Janet V. will be speaking about attracting butterflies so they lay eggs and what plants to plant to attract them and feed them.Current HCG members can come to the center as early as 5:30 to drop off registration forms and speak with the board if there are any questions. 
    Posted Jan 30, 2015, 11:50 AM by jenbarone2001
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  • Check out our past informative presentations!
    Posted May 14, 2015, 2:35 PM by Terry Bond
  • Kelly Bond's Blog Kelly Bond has started blogging about the donation plot and other various food related items. Check it out at
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 4:18 PM by Terry Bond
  • GMO, Heirloom, Hybrid, Organic: What does it all mean? There seems to be a great deal of confusion among the garden members as to what this all means, so I  hope this will clear it up. Heirloom Seeds are from plants that are purely whatever they have always been. They have been around for a long time. They haven’t been crossbred with other plants. The seeds can be saved, and you will get whatever it was, to grow exactly the same again. Think pure-bred dog: like a beagle, german shepherd, labrador, poodle. Hybrid Seeds are created by breeding two types of plants from the same species together. If you got a new type of tomato by putting two other types of tomatoes together. Hybrid seeds won’t ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2013, 9:08 AM by Terry Bond
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