Mendham Garden Center
Mendham
Route 24, Mendham, NJ
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Fall

5 Easy Fall Decor Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

If you’re looking to add a touch of fall to your home’s exterior, there are plenty of ways to do it! Here are a few ideas to get you started: Add some Fall-themed planters to your porch or patio You have endless possibilities when adding fall-themed planters to your home to give your space a festive feel. You can go with traditional fall colors like orange and yellow or a more whimsical look with pumpkins and gourds.

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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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Gardening Tips

Water 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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Flowers

Flowers: The Natural Pest Deterrent

Are you looking for a natural way to control pests and diseases in your garden? Consider planting flowers to repel unwanted pests away without using chemicals. These flowers use their fragrance, colors, or oils to keep bugs away from your crops. If you are new to companion planting, you need to identify flowers that will benefit your garden. These insect-repelling flowers tend to be hardy and have large, bright booms. You can count on them to get rid of insects such as aphids and mosquitos. 

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Gardening Tips

Spring Garden: What to plant first

The secret to a successful spring garden is knowing what to plant first. Frost-tolerant spring crops can endure a bit of chill at night. You can plant these crops in your spring garden earlier than you thought. The first harvest will be ready before you start planting your summer crops. The earlier you plant, the earlier you harvest. That’s a rule of spring gardening.

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Gardening Tips

Spring Gardening Timeline for the Northeast.

A Variable Climate Spring gardening in America’s northeast can be a challenge. Keep an eye on what the Old Farmer’s Almanac thinks will happen in the climate over the year. Here we’ll look at ways to prepare for coming summer in America’s northeast based on the month.

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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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Bird Feeders

Make Your Own Cookie Cutter Bird Feeder

With Winter starting, there has never been a better time to engage in a DIY project that is not only fun for you but also benefits the birds, that is, a homemade bird feeder. Having feed out for birds makes a huge difference to the well-being of wild birds. Food is scarce in winter and the food that you put out in your garden could be the difference between surviving winter and starvation.

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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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