Mendham
Route 24, Mendham, NJ
973.543.4178
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Fruit Trees

Home Orcharding in Suburban Somerset New Jersey? Really?

When you hear the term “orchard,” you might think of acre upon acre of trees laden with fresh, ripe apples or peaches. But you don’t need a vast expanse of land to grow your own fruit. When you visit our Somerset, NJ garden center, you’ll find heirloom fruits and berries designed for home growing. They come to us courtesy of our suppliers at Hollybrook Orchards, a longtime proponent of home orcharding.

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Visit Your NJ Garden Center to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Ah, the Japanese beetle. Nasty little buggers, aren’t they? If you grew up in the Midwest, the Mid-Atlantic or just about anywhere along the East Coast of the United States, you probably still have early-summer memories of capturing dozens of the copper-and-green bugs in your backyard with slippery Japanese beetle traps. As an adult with a yard full of lovely foliage, though, or perhaps a backyard garden or a rose bush, these miniature Asian invaders aren’t quite as much fun. Where Do Japanese Beetles Come From? The bugs are believed to have first escaped Japan and entered the U.S. in 1916. It’s thought that they stowed away in a shipment of Japanese flowers. Because of natural predators that are still present in

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End of Summer Landscape Care

The heat of summer should be leaving us very soon. There is plenty of moisture to rejuvenate our lawns and gardens. Lawns Due to a very wet spring followed by the summer heat, you could be seeing browning spots or large dead areas in your lawn. How to best rejuvenate your lawn. First, we need to start with the soil. A soil analysis of your lawn will guide us in using the right products, not guessing. To get a lab analysis of your soil, pick up a soil sample bag and our garden center will send out the sample to be analyzed. We will do a free pH test in store if that is all you choose to do. Good

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