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May 29 2020
know your plants Lavender

Lavender

This fragrant, flowering perennial needs no introduction. Known and loved around the world, lavender is a genus of nearly 50 species in the mint family—and you can grow just about any of them in your backyard! Place lavender in neutral, well-drained soil and full sunlight. Depending on how far south you live, the ideal time […]

May 19 2020

6 Summer Landscaping Trends Making a Splash in 2020

Nothing says summer like fresh-cut grass and new landscaping. Let’s dive into the hottest landscaping trends of the new year! With summer quickly approaching, let’s start focusing on your home’s landscaping. Spring has sprung and with it, plenty of flowers, plants, and healthy grass have grown back as well. Now is the time to discover […]

May 01 2020
know your plants Begonia

Begonia

With more than 1,800 species, the Begonia genus brings endless variety in the form of bright-colored flowers and ornamental foliage. These small flowering plants are incredibly easy to grow in warm weather, which is why New Jersey home gardeners choose to plant them ahead of the humid Mid-Atlantic summer. Some species can also be grown […]

April 06 2020
Good Greens

Good Greens: Lawn, Plant, and Weed Maintenance

Getting your yard to tip-top shape is important for a nice looking exterior. These lawn, plant, and weed maintenance tips will help you stay on top of the lawn. When you look out to your lawn, do you see endless hours of work ahead of you? On average, homeowners spend four hours a week tending to their […]

April 01 2020
know your plants Rhododendron

Rhododendron

It’s rare to find a flower that is beautifully intricate, colorful and fragrant all at once. With proper care, rhododendron checks every box. This shrub typically prefers cooler temperatures, which explains why rhododendron bushes are most frequently found in northern parts of the U.S. such as the Great Lakes, the Pacific Northwest, New England and […]

March 04 2020

Welcome Spring with a Property Refresh

With March’s arrival, it’s time to tackle early spring grass and garden chores. After a hard winter, your landscaping needs TLC—and a good spring cleaning. Wind, ice and snow take a toll on well-kept lawns and hardscapes, leaving behind unhealthy or even hazardous conditions. Property cleanup makes way for renewal—and gives you a head start […]