Category Archives: Gardening Tips

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Your March to-do list at your garden supply in New Jersey!

March traditionally comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. It’s time to visit your favorite garden supply in New Jersey to check off the early-spring “to-dos!”

Spring Has Sprung at Mendham Garden Supply in New Jersey

Don’t forget to download Mendham Garden Center’s Gardening Calendar – a beautifully illustrated reminder of what needs to happen when to cultivate vibrant landscapes.

Gardening To-Dos for March

It’s no surprise that while mid-winter to-do lists are rather short, March’s list brings us out of hibernation. Pour a cup of coffee or your favorite energizing tea and let’s get to work. Continue Reading Your March to-do list at your garden supply in New Jersey!

Seed Starters

Seed Starting Tips from your Local NJ Garden Center

When the possibilities of a freeze last into late-April, which kills young seedlings, it is better to start seeds indoors (or in a greenhouse), so they’re more mature when transplanted after the last frost.

Visit a Mendham Garden Center in New Jersey to Begin Seed Starts

If you are new to the homegrown vegetable scene, we welcome you. Your household will derive great joy watching seeds sprout, grow, transplant, and then flourish – yielding delicious vegetables through the late summer and fall. The following are some pro tips to get you started. Continue Reading Seed Starting Tips from your Local NJ Garden Center

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Premium Garden Center experience in Morris, New Jersey!

Garden Center in Morris, New Jersey Has Everything For the Homestead

Garden enthusiasts in Morris, New Jersey are in luck. Our family-owned, community-oriented, premium garden center is located right in your home township. Whether you run a full-blown farm, a micro-homestead, or simply enjoy the benefits of a well-landscaped yard, our garden center in Morris, New Jersey has everything you need.

Unlike corporate “Big Box” stores, our family-owned and operated garden centers take a personalized approach with our products and customer service. We love getting to know our customers. And, after 60+ years in business, we now take pride in serving our original customers’ children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren as they continue the tradition of gardening, growing, enjoying nature, and making our world a more beautiful place. Continue Reading Premium Garden Center experience in Morris, New Jersey!

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Everyone needs a favorite Garden Center in New Jersey!

There are a few good reasons why every home (or homestead!) owner needs a favorite garden center in New Jersey. By and large, it’s just nice to have a familiar place to go, where you know your way around, and where you enjoy professional farm/garden services and camaraderie from a team of people who feel like friends.

The added benefit of regional garden expertise also means you’ll walk out the door with exactly what you need the first time around, minimizing the hassle of ineffective products or the need to add “returns/replacements” to an already overflowing list-of-things-to-do.

Continue Reading Everyone needs a favorite Garden Center in New Jersey!

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Are you looking for a Garden Center that has it all in New Jersey?

With all of the extra time spent closer to home these days, backyard and community gardens have never looked more vibrant. And, since all landscapes require continuing love and attention, it’s important to develop a relationship with a garden center in New Jersey that has everything you need. Continue Reading Are you looking for a Garden Center that has it all in New Jersey?

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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.   Continue Reading Seasonal Home Gardening: Fall and Winter Vegetable Growth Guide

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How to Move Your Indoor Plants Outside

Are you tired of being kept indoors by cold weather? So are your plants.

As we move from winter into spring, you might want to consider moving your indoor plants outdoors to give them some sunlight and fresh air.

But moving plants outside can be tricky. Exposing them to the elements too quickly can cause your plants to become stressed, which can hurt their growth.

Read this blog post for some advice from a Hunterdon NJ gardeners’ supply store on the best ways to bring indoor plants outside.

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Perennial Flower Bed

Picking Perfect Perennials & Supplies for Your Jersey Garden

As we often tell people who visit our Mendham Garden Centers, it’s important to plant perennials in their proper zone.

What grows in, say, Cape May might not do well in Hunterdon, Chester or Mendham. As you move up and down the growing map for New Jersey, you’ll see different microclimates that dictate your garden from year to year.

In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at that map and how it can determine what will grow – or not grow – in your garden. Continue Reading Picking Perfect Perennials & Supplies for Your Jersey Garden

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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. Continue Reading Home Orcharding in Suburban Somerset New Jersey? Really?

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Cool as a Not A Cucumber: Plant these Nine Fall Veggies

Summer may be at an end, but that doesn’t mean the gardening season has to end with it. The ground is still warm, the weather is still mild and there aren’t as many insects to deal with.

Here at our Mendham, NJ gardener’s supply store, we’re getting plenty of questions from customers on how to tackle the autumn growing season.

It’s a good time to prepare for winter and plant spring-blooming bulbs, but there’s also an opportunity for gardeners who want to boost their vegetable crops. Continue Reading Cool as a Not A Cucumber: Plant these Nine Fall Veggies