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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been tagged as “flowers”

Bird Friendly Plantings in New Jersey

If you are interested in creating a bird-friendly environment in your backyard, all you need to do is choose plants, flowers and trees that provide food, shelter and comfort. Your outdoor space will become a haven for birds, and you get to enjoy the beauty of these winged creatures year round. Let’s take a look at plantings that are conducive ...

Planning for a New Landscape in Bergen County

Spring is in the air! Before long, you’ll be enjoying longer days outdoors and extra time in the sun. In order to make the most of this warm weather, it’s helpful to have a yard that facilitates outside fun. If you’ve struggled to make your backyard space the social gathering place you intended, it may be time for some updates. ...

How to Protect Your Landscape for the Winter

What do you do before you go outdoors when the weather gets cold? Put on a jacket! Unfortunately, plants cannot throw on a jacket, so they need protection from the elements to survive the long winter. Plants are sensitive to heat and cold, just as humans are, and they require oxygen to live. Oxygen becomes harder to find and use ...

What Can I Plant in the Spring in New Jersey?

c/o: John Byer Even though the snow has just cleared, there are plenty of things that you can start planting in your garden in late March and early April. The temperatures will be warming up and the last frost will come soon enough, which is generally in the month of May for New Jersey residents. Let’s take a look at ...

Making Gardening a Family Friendly Spring Activity

c/o: babykrul Gardening is a great activity for the whole family, and it already comes with built-in fun thanks to all the digging and raking in the dirt. Gardening is great for kids of all ages. It gets them outdoors in the fresh air and having fun while learning about plants, flowers and trees. Below are some creative ways to ...

Top 10 Tools Every New Jersey Gardener Needs

c/o: Fran Linden Whether you’re an avid gardener or just getting started with a new hobby, there are certain gardening tools that every gardener needs. As we ease into the spring, now is a great time to get the tools you need and have everything in order. You’ll beat the crowds and have full access to all types of tools ...

March To-Do List for Your New Jersey Garden

c/o: Roberto V. We’re nearly halfway through March, and many of us are thinking spring. Fortunately, you can start getting to work this month, as there is plenty to do to prep your New Jersey garden for the spring. We’ll tell you how. Step 1: Order your seeds Now is a great time to purchase the seeds you want so ...

The Best Flowers to Give on Valentine’s Day

c/o: Olga Zielinska Forget the roses this Valentine’s Day! There are many other flowers that are just as beautiful and romantic as these Valentine’s Day staples. Plus, going beyond roses will show that special someone that you put extra thought into their V-Day gift this year. Living in New Jersey, you won’t be able to find these flowers just anywhere, ...

Balancing Your Garden with Annuals and Perennials

Flowers enhance the natural beauty of a yard by integrating color and character. Yet it’s important to understand the difference between the types of flowers and how these differences will affect the look of your yard. Types of Flowers Let’s define the various types of flowers that are available. Annual: An annual flower grows from seed, blooms and lives its ...

Various Types of Mulch

Mulch offers many benefits in landscaping, but which type should you choose? With so many varieties, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, so the best place to start is with the application. Some mulch varieties are better for certain uses, as some break down easier, are better for the planet or are more cost-effective. Let’s take a look at the different ...