Mendham Garden Center
Route 24, Mendham, NJ

Lawn & Garden Resource Guide

These articles were written by Jim Hermann, aka The Old Guy with the Ponytail. Currently, Jim works in our Annandale location. Before coming to Mendham Garden Center, Jim worked on athletic fields for 30 years. He has an extensive knowledge of all things green. Whether you are starting from bare dirt, or just want to give your current lawn a refresh, we can help you. You can stop by any of our three locations or give us a call and our knowledgeable staff will do their best to find the right products for your lawns and gardens!

"My interest in turf management started in the early 80’s when I worked at a thoroughbred training facility constructing a 5/8 mile turf racetrack. I was responsible for the care of that track so I attended Rutgers continuing education classes to learn more about turf management . When I left the thoroughbred facility I started a turf care business and ultimately specialized in athletic field management where I became a certified sports field manager. At that time there were only about 70 in the country. Over the next 40 years, I developed an extensive knowledge of all things green and that has truly been my joy. It is my pleasure as well to share that knowledge with any and all. I can be found most days at Mendham Garden Center in Annandale. Just ask for The Old Guy With The Ponytail..."

Healthy Lawn with gazebo and hedge

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

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Spring Fertilizer

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.

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