Mendham Garden Center
Mendham
Route 24, Mendham, NJ
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Trimming Trees: When and How?

Different Pruning Techniques Proper pruning can help ensure the health and longevity of your trees, as well as improve their appearance. But not all trees are pruned in the same way. Different trees require different techniques, and it is essential to know which method to use for each type of tree. There are many different types of tree trimming, each with its benefits. Here are some of the most common types:

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Winter

The 5 Most Important Tools for Winter Storms

You may have suspected it, so here’s the confirmation–extreme weather is getting worse. With it comes the inevitable storms, blizzards, ice, snow, lost lives, and as much as $1 billion in damage. While you may look forward to picturesque snow landscapes, hot chocolate, and warm fires, it can get ugly fast without proper preparation. The last thing you need is to be stranded in the middle of a storm without the right tools. Prepare yourself for a winter storm with these essential tools:

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Chickens

Caring for chickens during Winter: best food and coop practices

It’s time to head into the snowy, cold depths of winter. Your coop has frost on the top. You fear the freezing temps will chill your birds. Do they need better nutrition? Is the coop safe and sturdy? Will your chickens — and your coop — be ready for winter’s challenges?

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Christmas Trees & Decor

The Best Live Christmas Trees for A Festive Holiday Season

Taking time to find the best Christmas tree is one of most people’s favorite Christmas traditions. It is even more enjoyable for some than decorating the tree itself as numerous fun activities accompany it. A cut Christmas tree is simply about the look and color for many people. However, there are other critical things that one needs to consider before buying one, such as the scent, needle retention, and shape.

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woman doing winter gardening
Winter

No matter the season, you need a trusted garden supply in New Jersey.

Think your garden goes to sleep during late fall and winter months? Think again. You’d be amazed at all of the nourishing, living, and preparing-to-grow taking place below the soil’s surface when everything above appears in hibernation. That’s why it’s essential to source your favorite garden supply in New Jersey before winter sets in. The quieter aspects of garden maintenance this season allows time to plan for next year. You can get the books and supplies necessary to begin envisioning the flower beds and gardens you anticipate planning in spring and summer.

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basket of fall vegetables
Fall

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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Oh Christmas Tree: The Story of a Holiday Tradition

It’s November, and even though we haven’t sat down to our Thanksgiving dinners, it’s hard to miss the other, much bigger holiday waiting in the wings. Christmas. Pretty soon nearly every TV screen, store display, and front porch will be filled with yuletide trappings, and that includes our stores, where we’ll be selling an array of natural Christmas trees. And that got us thinking about this tradition. Why do we cut down evergreen trees and put them in our homes? We decided to do some research and learned about the history of the Christmas tree.

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Christmas Trees & Decor

Protect Your Dog with Pet-Friendly Ice Melts

When you say the words “rock salt,” New Jersey dog lovers will likely think about their pooches’ paws. That’s because while dogs love to scamper through the snow, they might not enjoy the walk home, as the rock salt and ice melt that we spread in the wake of winter storms can be harmful to our four-legged family members.

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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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