These IF PLANTS COULD TALK "Quick Tip" Educational
videos feature topics in the realm of home horticulture and natural resource
management. They are presented by the Middlesex County office of Rutgers
Cooperative Extension who would like to thank the Middlesex County Board of
Chosen Freeholders for the continued support of the Extension office and our
new home at the EARTH Center. These videos contain topics that have been
featured on the Environmental stewardship TV series called IF PLANTS COULD TALK
(which aired on
NJN Public Television). Video content created by the Middlesex County Extension
service can also be seen on many Cable Access stations throughout Middlesex
We would like to invite educators throughout Middlesex
County, New Jersey and beyond to use these videos as a learning tool and
consider using proper cultural practices within their own environment. Any
students, teachers, scout troops or educational groups of any sort who view
these videos and would like to offer feedback or request more video content are
encouraged to do so by contacting the EARTH Center.
Viewers who would like to learn more on these topics are also invited to take
part in Middlesex County's Master Gardener Program, hosted by the Extension
services Agriculture & Natural Resource Management Department. Currently
Middlesex County is the only county in the state to offer both a daytime and
evening Master Gardeners Class. Call the office for more details.
The Executive producer of these videos is Bill Hlubik,
Middlesex County Agriculture Agent and County Extension Department Head. Also
contributing to the video content was Richard Weidman, Middlesex Co.
Agricultural Program Associate, Donna Pemberton, Middlesex County Ag Program
Assistant, Nick Polanin, Somerset County Agricultural Agent, Jim Willmott,
Camden County Agricultural Agent, and Rod Schmidt, former Superintendent of the
Middlesex County Mosquito Commission.
Production of the videos was by James Marko, David T. Smela, Steve Sharo, Chris
Rasmussen and Lindsay Halladay