Master Gardeners Burlington County

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Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County is jointly supported by Rutgers University - School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders. There are three departments within Cooperative Extension: 4-H Youth Development, Family & Community Health Sciences, and Agricultural and Resource Management Agents (ARMA). The Master Gardeners are part of the ARMA department.

Agricultural Office Personnel

Ray Samulis, County Extension Department Head, County Agricultural Agent - Commercial fruit and vegetable production

Bill Bamka, County Agricultural Agent - Commercial field crops (soybeans, wheat, hay, etc.)

Mike Haberland, Environmental and Resource Management Agent - Environmental and Watershed concerns

Brian McDonald, Master Gardener Coordinator - Home gardening, landscaping, and turfgrass
Email: mcdonald@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cooperative Extension Office Hours

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Rutgers Master Gardener Helpline Hours

Monday-Friday
November 1st to March 31st - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
April 1st to October 31st - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Office Location

2 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ, 08060 (behind County Library off Woodlane Road)

Phone Number: 609-265-5050 (Main office)

Office Holidays

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Lincoln's Birthday
President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Election Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day & Friday after
Christmas Day

*If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the office is closed the previous Friday. If the holiday falls on Sunday, the office is closed the following Monday.