Mendham Garden Center
Mendham
Route 24, Mendham, NJ
973.543.4178
Fall

Spooktacular Halloween Décor Ideas from Mendham Garden Center

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about transforming your garden into a spooky and enchanting space with these Spooktacular Halloween decor Ideas from Mendham Garden Center. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or simply want to create a festive atmosphere, here are some creative and easy-to-implement decor ideas for your garden.

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Hardscape

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.

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keep chickens healthy
Chickens

Keep Your Chickens Healthy All Winter Long

Winter can be a challenging time for chicken owners. The harsh weather, shorter days, and increased risk of disease can all take a toll on your birds. However, with the right care and management, you can keep your chickens healthy and productive all winter long. In this article, we will discuss several key tips for keeping chickens healthy during the coldest months of the year.

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Lawn grass aeration
Lawn

Cultural Practices to Compliment Your MGC Lawn Care Program

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail Soil Aeration: Soil aeration equipment comes in many shapes and sizes.  This equipment can range from very large units to smaller tow behind and walk behind units. Regardless of size, the primary objective of this equipment is to relieve compaction and open up the soil allowing detrimental gases to escape and allow air, water and nutrients to enter the soil and become available to the turf root system.

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Spring Fertilizer
Lawn

Broadcast Spreader Calibration

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail Effective lawn care requires accurate granular product application. Broadcast spreader calibration is necessary for an effective application. The following procedures are one example of effective spreader calibration:

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Healthy Lawn with gazebo and hedge
Lawn

Lawn Thatching

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail Thatching your lawn is a very effective way to rejuvenate an older lawn or help to establish a new lawn. However, an understanding of the benefits and potential problems created by thatching are important to insure a positive result. In this article, we’ll breakdown our best tips.

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Japanese Beetles in New Jersey
Lawn

Insect Control in the Home Lawn

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail Lawn insects come in many shapes and sizes but basically, they either feed on the grass stems or the roots. Knowing who you are dealing with is critical in effective insect control. There are different products and different timings recommended for different insects.  There are both preventative and curative products currently available.

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Lawn

Weed Control in the Home Lawn

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail Weeds come in many shapes and sizes but more importantly, they have different growth habits. These growth habits determine the timing and best means of control. Some, such as crabgrass, are summer annuals which germinate, grow, and die within the same year. Others are winter annuals, such as annual bluegrass, that germinate in the late summer, live through the winter, reseed themselves, and die out the following summer. Weed Control Products These annual grassy weeds are best controlled with preemergent products applied prior to seed germination. Most products designed to control weed seed germination also interfere with the germination of desirable grass seed. There are, however, a few products available that are

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Lawn

Time to Plan your Lawn Care Program

By, the Old Guy with the Pony Tail If you wait until the grass is growing to plan your lawn care program in the spring, you waited too long. Look at your lawn. Are you seeing the results of drought or insect damage? The two are often confused. Are you seeing the brown remnants of annual crabgrass? Are you seeing perennial broadleaf weeds that will inevitably be back again next year? Was Japanese Stilt Grass an issue? Does your lawn appear to be hungry or unhealthy?  These are all issues that should be considered and prioritized when developing a plan of action for your lawn care program BEFORE the next growing season.

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