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Spring Showers Bring…Foliar Disease?

c/o: en.wikipedia.org Nothing is more exciting than watching the snow melt away, the green grass grow in and the flowers start to bud on the trees. These are true signs that spring is here for good and the winter weather is behind us. Yet as New Jersey gets hit with heavy rains, foliar diseases in the landscape are more likely ...

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 ...

Deer Resistant Plants in New Jersey

c/o: Dave Dyet It’s not just tough winters that New Jersey faces, but also hungry deer that help themselves to household gardens. Fortunately, there are deer-resistant plants that most deer will look past, which means you can finally garden in peace. Remember that not all deer are the same, and some may still help themselves to a bite or two ...

Preventing the Risk of Snow Mold

Most people assume that mold is associated with moist conditions only, but there is such a thing as snow mold, which is basically fungus that grows underneath the snow. It appears in the early spring as the snow starts to melt away and can affect the foliage that is around the area. There are two types of snow mold: pink ...

Tips for Safe Winter Shoveling

c/o: Mateusz Stachowski (Mattox) We may have celebrated the holidays, but that doesn’t mean that the cold, wintry weather is behind us. In fact, it’s just the beginning. January and February are the coldest months of the year, and they can also bring a lot of snow. If it does snow, it will be your responsibility to shovel the driveway ...

How to Protect Your Bedding Plants Over the Winter

c/o: Florin Garoi We spend a lot of time caring for our flowers in the spring and summer, so you certainly don’t want them to go to waste just because the weather gets cold. While it does take extra work to care for your flower beds over the winter months, you’ll thank yourself later. You won’t have to keep making ...

Watering Basics for New Jersey Lawns

We all know that grass needs water, but exactly how much does it need? Many homeowners leave this job up to Mother Nature, but if you want a great looking yard with plenty of lushness, you can’t rely on nature entirely. Understanding the various types of grass can help determine how much watering your lawn really needs to thrive. Common ...