Mendham Garden Center
Route 24, Mendham, NJ
Mom and daughter watering vegetable garden

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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basket of fall vegetables

Seasonal Home Gardening: Fall and Winter Vegetable Growth Guide

There are some definite advantages to growing fall and winter vegetables apart from the fact that they can provide you with a year-round supply of healthy, nutritional foods. During the off-season, pests are not nearly as prevalent as they are during spring and summer. You also won’t have to fight so hard to keep weeds out of your garden, because they are in decline through the fall and winter.  

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Woman in her autumn garden planting fall vegetables

Cool as a Not A Cucumber: Plant these Nine Fall Veggies

Summer may be at an end, but that doesn’t mean the gardening season has to end with it. The ground is still warm, the weather is still mild and there aren’t as many insects to deal with. Here at our Mendham, NJ gardener’s supply store, we’re getting plenty of questions from customers on how to tackle the autumn growing season.

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Gardening Tips

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 to switch focus. New Jersey isn’t called the Garden State for nothing. With a little attention, your summer gardening can produce delightful flowers and and veggies all season long. Here are some tips to manage the heat, weeds and pests during summer months.

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How to Maintain a Vegetable Garden

You don’t become healthy by accident. It takes work: eating right, exercising, getting enough sleep, etc. Your vegetable garden is the same way. It can only remain healthy through proper maintenance. Before heading out to buy plants, seeds or garden fertilizer, New Jersey gardeners might want to read up on a few ways to maintain a healthy vegetable garden.

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Anyone Can Garden with These 5 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Which sounds more appealing? A salad made from vegetables you grew yourself A salad made from vegetables that spent days traveling from a farm to your local grocery store We think the answer is A, and not just because we’ve got a stake in the world of New Jersey garden supply. Fresh, home-grown vegetables will always win out over their store-bought counterparts. At the same time, the idea of growing your own vegetables can seem pretty daunting. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Anyone can start a garden with a little patience, and the help of these easy-to-grow vegetables:

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