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Mendham Garden Center Featured on DailyRecord.com

Our Chester location was recently featured in the Sunday Best section of DailyRecord.com. Read the article below to learn more about how our garden center team encouraged Chester residents to grow a victory garden in their local area, with the assistance of the kids at Dickerson Elementary School. Download the article here, or click below:

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4 Ways to Make a Real Difference on Earth Day

Be honest: When was the last time you took part in an Earth Day activity that made a real, lasting impact on the health of our planet? For most of us, it was back in high school, or maybe during college, if we were the ecologically-conscious type. But now we’re busy adults. And won’t there will always be someone else willing to plant trees on Earth Day, or pick up garbage from the side of the road? Well, maybe. But maybe not. And the state of the environment is getting worse—not better. The atmosphere today holds more carbon dioxide than at any other time in the past 800,000 years, and that 25 percent of that carbon dioxide is produced in

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8 Tips For Organic Turf Care

It’s the classic homeowner’s dream: to stand at your doorstep and look out over a lush, green lawn. You want your lawn to look its best, but maybe you’re also not a fan of using unnatural – or even harmful – chemicals to get the job done. Don’t fret: there are steps you can take to make sure your grass stays green without resorting to inorganic methods. Here are a few tips we’ve borrowed from Popular Mechanics to help you practice organic turf care.

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Tips For Planning Your Spring Garden

Spring is coming. Days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and soon green things will be sprouting in your yard. Now is the time to start thinking about what you’ll be growing this year, which is why we want to offer these tips for planning your spring garden.

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Checking the Health of Stored Plant Bulbs

Anybody with a green thumb can tell you the many great reasons for storing plant bulbs between seasons. This is especially important for dahlias and gladiolas. If you dig up your bulbs, rather than leaving them in the earth for the winter months, it’s essential to check the health of stored bulbs to avoid moisture, mold, mildew and other threats. Time spent inspecting your stored plant bulbs can save you hours of frustration later. Use these tips from our NJ garden center to help you root out rotting bulbs. Leave them unchecked, and you risk starting the spring planting season with nothing but bad bulbs, as infection on one bulb can quickly spread to others.

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Crabgrass Control Starts in Spring

As many a homeowner knows, crabgrass is an ugly and tedious lawn weed that grows in a prostrate fashion close to the ground, stemming out like the legs of a crab. It grows in clumps, becomes very thick and patchy, and tends to choke out the more desirable grasses surrounding it. Crabgrass grows briskly and thrives in hot weather. It usually starts to grow in early spring when the soil temperature reaches 55-60 degrees, and remains that temperature for about a week or more. The grass particularly likes hot, dry areas and tends to grow in bare spots of soil where it may get more sunlight. It is also common by windows where the sun reflects onto the ground, heating

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5 Quick Tips To Prepare Your NJ Garden For Spring

It’s that time of year again, time to visit your garden supply store and get everything you need to prepare your garden for spring. Preparing now will save you time and frustration when all you want to do is spend time planting and tending to your nursery. Here’s what you need to do to prep your NJ garden for spring: 1. Clean your garden Reorganizing your kitchen cabinets should not be the only thing on your spring cleaning to-do list. When was the last time you did a sweep of your nursery? Get rid of any plant debris. Be on the lookout for hibernating bugs—they like to hide out by the crowns of your perennial plants. Clean all of your

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