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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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Members Only Great American Backyard Campout

This past Friday night marked the 6th annual Members Only Great American Backyard Campout. The sun was shining, the temperature was unseasonably warm and there was an air of excitement as families began unloading their gear and scouted out the best place to pitch their tent. Who would have thought that in just a few hours, the clear blue sky would be replaced with moisture laden clouds just waiting to unload on the unsuspecting campers sleeping below? Many campers woke to wet sleeping bags an...

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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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