Category Archives: Garden

Common Summer Garden Pests in New Jersey

How to recognize them and keep from destroying your garden In New Jersey, common garden pests include populations of aphids, caterpillars and sometimes cute but always destructive furry little critters like mice, voles and rats. In small populations they generally … Continue reading

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Summer Pests Part One

As summer quickly approaches and you think about your lovely garden plans, you are probably thinking about the need to protect against the natural increase of your encounters with pests. Insects thrive in warmer weather, and some of the most … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Lawn for Summer in the Great State of New Jersey!

By applying this planned approach to your lawn and garden now, you will develop a resilient lawn that’s resistant to the effect of the summer sun, weeds, pests and heavy foot traffic. The secret to having a thriving yard through … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Hearty, Colorful Blooms for Your Garden

Throughout the northeastern region of the country (zones 2b to 7), you have a wide variety of blooms to choose from if you wish to add hearty, long lasting color to your garden. Here are our Top 10 Favorites. Save … Continue reading

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Gardening for small spaces

Many people love to garden. It can be fun, calming, and therapeutic. Not to mention, it can produce flowers, herbs, or veggies for you to enjoy. For those of you that have small spaces, here are some suggestions. We know … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Hearty, Colorful Blooms for Your Garden

Throughout the northeastern region of the country (zones 2b to 7), you have a wide variety of blooms to choose from if you wish to add hearty, long lasting color to your garden.  Here are our Top 10 Favorites. Save … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Herbs

Over the course of time, herbs have been used to flavor foods and beverages, perfume our homes and bodies, decorate our gardens, and treat our ills.  The utility of herbs can’t be measured. Here we share how you grow your … Continue reading

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TRELLISES AND CLIMBING PLANTS, VINES

Trellises offer charm even as they stand alone but, most people can’t wait to plant a climbing plant to enhance the trellis with natural beauty. Consider adding a trellis to your front or back yard, side yard, courtyard or walkway. … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING SOIL TYPES

For gardeners and property owners, there are up to five different soil types that you can utilize for lawn, garden and landscaping.  Each of the five is made up of a combination of three types of weathered rock particles: sand, … Continue reading

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Gardening in the wintertime…Grow some herbs!

Yes, it’s cold out. Yes, there is snow on the ground or if not, there will be soon. You sigh as you look out the window, missing the sunny days tending your garden. Well, that knack for nurturing green things … Continue reading

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