Mendham Garden Center
Route 24, Mendham, NJ

Transforming Your Outdoor Space with Hardscaping

Transform outdoor spaces with hardscaping to create an inviting and visually appealing environment. Pavers and natural stone can greatly enhance the beauty and functionality of your home. When it comes to landscaping, hardscaping plays a crucial role. One of the key elements of hardscaping is the use of pathways and walkways. Pathways not only provide a practical way to navigate through your outdoor space, but they also add visual interest and define different areas within your landscape. By choosing materials that complement the overall style of your home, you can create a cohesive and aesthetically pleasing look. Another important aspect of hardscaping is the creation of outdoor living areas. Patios, decks, and terraces are popular features that allow you to

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Effects of Proper Mowing Techniques

By, the Old Guy with the Ponytail We all know that not mowing in a timely manner severely impacts visual turf quality but what else is going on with the overall health and durability of your turf when you don’t mow properly? We’ll tell you the proper mowing techniques and more in this article.

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Gardening Tips

Plant Watering Requirements for Summer Gardening

Plants depend on water for many things, such as delivering essential nutrients and helping create energy through photosynthesis. If you want your garden to thrive, you’ll need to make sure it gets the right amount of water – not too much and not too little. In addition, it needs to be delivered so it reaches the roots and doesn’t just lay on the top of the soil or evaporate. The following tells you what you need to know about watering your garden:

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Watering vegetables and herbs in raised bed

Summer in the Garden: 9 Favorites to Plant in July/August

July and August are better known for harvesting than planting. Carrots, celery, garlic, onions, potatoes, beans, corn, cucumbers, and eggplant are just a few of the many warm and cool weather crops that can be harvested around this time. But summer can be for planting, too! No matter whether you grow vegetables or flowers in your garden, July and August offer plenty of opportunity. Heat-loving vegetables tend to be robust, hardy, and easy to care for. Throughout the hotter part of the year, there are fewer plants that need to be started under grow lights to flourish. In fact, there’s something for just about every taste when it comes to sowing seeds outside in summer. Let’s take a closer look

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The Real Devil of Central & North Jersey Gardening: Weather Woes

Too hot. Too cold. Too wet. Too dry. It would be nice to have a summer with 90 days of perfect weather, but that’s not always the reality. More often than not, we spend the warm weather months protecting our plants against droughts or storms. But it doesn’t have to be a struggle. Here are a few ways you can protect your plants this summer.

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3 Steps to a Healthier Lawn with The Right Landscaping Supplies

People have been using some variation of the phrase “the grass is always greener on the other side” for centuries. Go all the way back to Ancient Rome, and you’d hear people sharing the proverb “the harvest is always fruitful in another man’s field.” But what if you looked out your window and saw that the grass literally was greener on the other side of the street? Maybe it’s not a matter of perspective. Maybe it’s that your neighbor knows the secret to keeping their grass looking its best.   When customers visit Mendham Garden Center looking for lawn mowers or landscaping supplies like Stihl or Toro products, we often get some version of the grass is greener question. So here

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Summer Gardening in New Jersey: Tips on Pruning, Watering, Weeds and Bugs

You’ve been busy all spring trying to get your garden ready for the growing season. Spring is winding down, and summer is almost here. Its time ot switch focus. New Jersey isn’t called the Garden State for nothing. With a little attention, your garden can produce delightful flowers and and veggies all summer long. Here are some tips to manage the heat, weeds and pests during summer months:

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Summer’s End: Getting Your Garden Ready for Autumn

Whenever people write poems about autumn, they tend to focus on the inexorable passage of time, and how fall seems like the end of the growing season. But here at our Chester nursery, we choose to see autumn not as an ending, but as a new beginning, the start of a new growing season and a chance to try new things and prepare for the winter.

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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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Backyard Pond Maintenance Tips for Summer

Summertime is here, and while you might be in relaxation mode, it’s important to remember that you can’t really take a vacation from your backyard pond. The good news is that pond care shouldn’t take up too much of your time. By spending a few minutes each week on these tips – and an occasional trip to your New Jersey pond supply store – you’ll keep your pond healthy all summer.

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