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Take Advantage of Spring in Montclair, New Jersey with these Can’t-Miss Garden Events

Spring has finally sprung in Montclair! As one of the most highly sought-after towns in New Jersey, “The Garden State,” it should come as no surprise that Montclair—known for its lush green spaces and parks—has a rich gardening history of its own.

The city’s reputation for producing residents with green thumbs continues to hold strong, with many opportunities for gardeners and nature enthusiasts to see and experience the area's natural beauty. Whether you are looking to pick up a new hobby or enjoy the warmer weather and sunshine, here are several upcoming garden events to celebrate the season, as recommended by our Brown Harris Stevens New Jersey agents.

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Wednesday, April 20

Children and parents are invited to experience an outdoor story time before exploring the grounds of the gardens. The event will close with a fun activity designed to ignite your little one’s love of nature. Learn More

Union Congregational Church Monday, April 25

Hosted by the Montclair Gardener’s club, learn techniques for creating the perfect hand-tied bouquet from Anna Coy, owner of Blooms in Hand—a studio known for its European-style bouquets. Learn More

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Friday, April 29; Saturday, April 30; Sunday, May 1

Refresh and rejuvenate your garden with the sale's array of plants, including annuals, perennials, vegetables, berries, hanging baskets, and more. Learn More

Van Vleck House and Gardens

Sunday, May 8

Relax on the lawn of the Van Vleck Gardens while enjoying a Mother’s Day performance by the New Jersey Philharmonic. Learn More

Thursday, May 12

Frank H. Presby, a founder of the American Iris Society and Montclair Citizen, donated his collection to Mountainside Park. His legacy is commemorated each year with over 10,000 irises in nearly 1,500 varieties during the Season of Blooms. Learn More


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