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May is a month of renewal

Spring time

May is a month of renewal  in our gardens Spring rains nourish the ground as the first flowers of the season peek out from the warming soil. May is a month of renewal. Temperatures gently rise, trees bear their buds, flowers blossom, and wildlife becomes more active. Even in the most urban areas, the signs of spring abound. Perennials emerge …

The Latest Garden Trends that will Simplify and Impress

Garden Trends in Bergen County

Current garden trends give new ideas for the growing season. Colors, lines, and textures make good first impressions and lead us down a garden path that will ultimately recreate the garden.  Try these backyard ideas and integrate them into your landscape design this year. Contemporary Lines Give Simplicity and Create a Soothing Space Simple lines without a lot of details can calm …

Make Your Fall Landscaping Pop with Seasonal Color

Mum Container plants

Fall Color for your Landscape Garden Fall is in the air—football, apple cider, pumpkins, corn stalks and chrysanthemums (aka mums) are now taking center stage. Mums, along with pansies, ornamental kale and cabbage can spice up your fall outdoor living space with a large variety of colors and textures that make your Bergen County landscape pop. In this blog, you’ll …

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 ...