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A welcome visitor to the Square Foot Garden

Last year the Black Swallowtail butterfly was named the official State Butterfly of New Jersey. On September 14th as I tended the RRA Square Foot Garden, I was rewarded with the sighting of one of these beautiful butterflies fluttering about.


On close examination, I noticed that this butterfly was not on an excursion for nectar. In fact, it was depositing its tiny yellow eggs on the tops of the leaves of the carrot plants that we have growi...

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Sounds of a Summer Night

Wednesday evening, July 27, at Reeves-Reed Arboretum 

For a week straight we all suffered from high heat and humidity.  Staff, visitors and even the flowers in the gardens seem to move and sway in a slow motion stupor.  Yet, at 7 pm Wednesday evening, July 27, with 250 people gathered at the Arboretum, as the chords of Val Vigoda’s electric violin sounded, the grounds of the Arboretum suddenly awakened.  Dancers elegantly moved from the uppe...

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum Launches New Website!

Notice anything different? Of course you did! Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to announce the launch of our new website. Prettier? Easier to navigate? Responsive to all types of mobile and desktop devices? Check, check, and check.

The website redesign has been made possible, in part, thanks to a special-projects grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and from additional support from RRA donors.

We hope you'll appreciate the beautiful photography, in-depth resources, a...

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