Seed Sale Fundraiser (Now through January 31st) - Click here for info.

Next Meeting
- February 19th at 7:00 PM
in the Upper Level of the Senior Center.

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.


 Featured Items
 
May HCG Newsletter

July HCG Newsletter



Announcements

  • 2015 Annual Community Garden Conference Saturday March 7, 2015   9:00a - 4:30p  (snow date Sunday March 8th)Cost: $50 per person before Feb. 1, $60 pp on or after Feb.1Location: Haggerty Center, The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave, Morris Township, NJ 07962(973) 326-7600The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and Rutgers Cooperative Extension are teaming up again to present their fifth Annual Community Garden Conference.This year’s keynote speaker is the renowned botanical explorer and food plant ecologist, Joseph Simcox. Joseph has spent decades traveling the globe, documenting and tasting thousands of edibles. He has traversed wildernesses with indigenous peoples, interviewed thousands of villagers and searched the markets from the Arctic to the tip of ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:44 AM by Hopatcong Garden
  • Thank you High Mowing Seeds! We'd like to thank High Mowing seeds for their recent seed donation to the HCG! www.highmowingseeds.com
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:34 AM by Hopatcong Garden
  • Community Garden In The News See the online news articles about our garden here.
    Posted Jul 24, 2012, 4:23 PM by Terry Bond
  • Send Us Your Pictures Attention Hopatcong Community Garden members: We'd love to feature pictures of what you are growing in your plot on our website. See the What's Growing in Our Garden page for instructions on how to submit them.
    Posted Jun 27, 2012, 8:57 PM by Terry Bond
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Blog

  • Check out our past informative presentations! https://sites.google.com/site/hopatcongcommunitygarden/resources/presentations
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:47 AM by Hopatcong Garden
  • Kelly Bond's Blog Kelly Bond has started blogging about the donation plot and other various food related items. Check it out at greenfoodie22.wordpress.com.
    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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