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Gardening Tips

Spring Gardening Timeline for the Northeast.

A Variable Climate Spring gardening in America’s northeast can be a challenge. Keep an eye on what the Old Farmer’s Almanac thinks will happen in the climate over the year. Here we’ll look at ways to prepare for coming summer in America’s northeast based on the month.

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Gardening Tips

Spring Has Sprung at Mendham Garden Supply in New Jersey!

March traditionally comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. It’s time to visit your favorite garden supply in New Jersey to check off the early-spring “to-dos!” Don’t forget to download Mendham Garden Center’s Gardening Calendar – a beautifully illustrated reminder of what needs to happen when to cultivate vibrant landscapes. Gardening To-Dos for March It’s no surprise that while mid-winter to-do lists are rather short, March’s list brings us out of hibernation. Pour a cup of coffee or your favorite energizing tea and let’s get to work.

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Seed Starts

Planning your Vegetable Garden during the winter months

The winter months are ideal for planning a summer vegetable garden. That process entails everything from plotting and building raised beds, amending soil, deciding which crops to grow, and determining the best layout to optimize sun/shade exposure and the plants’ irrigation needs.

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Seed Starters
Gardening Tips

Seed Starting Tips from your Local NJ Garden Center

When the possibilities of a freeze last into late-April, which kills young seedlings, it is better to start seeds indoors (or in a greenhouse), so they’re more mature when transplanted after the last frost. If you are new to the homegrown vegetable scene, we welcome you. Your household will derive great joy watching seeds sprout, grow, transplant, and then flourish – yielding delicious vegetables through the late summer and fall. The following are some pro tips to get you started.

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Garden This Spring

Spring is finally here, and if you’re like us, your thoughts have turned to your garden. Maybe you already know what you want to grow, and spending your days dreaming of all the different flowers, shrubs and trees you’ll plant this year. Or maybe you’re worried that your garden just isn’t ready. It’s been sitting idle all winter, and you’re just not sure it’s ready for planting. If you fall into the latter category, don’t fret. You can have your garden ready for the spring planting season with these garden preparation steps.

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Year-Long Care for Fruit Trees

It’s a nice image: You want some fresh fruit with your breakfast, so you step out into your backyard, stand under a tree, and pick a few peaches. That’s the dream, anyway. The reality is that fruit trees, like anything you grow, require a lot of care. Here’s a few tips on how to manage that so you can enjoy the taste of fresh-grown fruit without visiting a grocery store.

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Gardening Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and you’re probably thinking about what to get mom. You can always go with one of the popular standbys: a meal at her favorite restaurant, some jewelry, or fresh-cut flowers. But what about the moms who grow their own flowers? Or who would rather eat a salad from their own garden than one at the Olive Garden? A trip to your friendly New Jersey gardening supply store might be the answer. Read on to explore our list of gardening gifts for mom:

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Why Is It Important to Mulch Plant Beds?

If you’re an amateur gardener, you’re surely familiar with just how relaxing and even therapeutic the hobby can be. There’s really nothing that compares to working with the soil, getting your hands dirty, and eventually being able to experience and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Then again, gardening is not without its occasional frustrations. Unwanted weeds can strangle your plants and crops. Water can evaporate or freeze during inclement weather, leading to less than vibrant results. Nature, in other words, can sometimes choose to give your garden a rather hard time.

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Pollinators: Birds, Bees and Beneficial Insects

It’s time for a lesson about the birds and the bees. No, we’re not talking about seventh grade health class. This lesson is in the birds, bees and other beneficial insects that flock to your garden in New Jersey every year. And since National Pollinator Week is coming up – June 20-26 – we thought we’d talk about why some of the creatures in your garden are important.

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