The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will host an “Evening in the Garden” at Mercer Educational Gardens, Hopewell Township, on Wednesday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m., rain or shine.

Stroll through the Mercer Educational Gardens where Rutgers Master Gardeners will offer ways to draw you out into your own garden in the evening.

Discover the pollinator and host plants for butterflies and moths. Each of the individual demonstration gardens will be staffed by Rutgers Master Gardeners who have developed and maintained the garden.

Brief tours will be offered of the entire Educational Garden, with identification of trees, shrubs and plants that are important sources of food for butterflies and moths.

Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County is a volunteer educational outreach program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 930 Spruce Street, Lawrence. Master Gardeners participate in many volunteer programs throughout the county, as well as answer home horticulture questions through their Rutgers Master Gardener Helpline, (609) 989-6853, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March through October.

For more information on the Master Gardener program, contact Rutgers Cooperative Extension at 609-989-6830 or visit the Master Gardeners of Mercer County website at