Save the Date!

Saturday, September 14, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Native Plant Sale from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ

Jersey-Friendly Yards engages individuals and communities in stewardship actions that help manage stormwater and reduce and prevent non-point source pollution, such as nutrient fertilizers that run off lawns and into our creeks, rivers and bay. This conference is dedicated to promoting sustainable gardening and landscaping practices rooted in native plants. Come celebrate the beauty and ecological significance of indigenous flora, utilizing practical insights and resources to transform your outdoor space into vibrant, resilient landscapes that benefit both people and the environment. From expert presentations and interactive workshops to a native plant sale and networking opportunities, join us in cultivating Jersey-Friendly yards that support biodiversity, conserve water, and foster community engagement.

Conference Location

The conference will be held in the Gateway building on the campus of Ocean County College, College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754.

Conference Schedule

Keep an eye out! This will be updated closer to the date of the event.

About the Presenters

More to come!

Native Plant Sale

Confirmed Native Plant Nurseries that will be in attendance:
Earth First Native Plant Nursery
Steven Kristoph Nursery
Toadshade Wildflower Farm (also offered a variety of native seeds for sale)