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 – How can a Garden Center in New Jersey help you
We have now approached one of our favorite seasons here at Mendham Garden Center…fall. The lawns have had a lot of moisture this summer, which as we know depletes the nitrogen from the soil. So, yes, it is a good time to fertilize again.
Having the proper pH is essential to the way turf absorbs nutrients. Which means this is also a good time to do a pH test, which we do free of charge at our garden centers. If pH is below 6.8 you need to lime. Remember that one bag of lime covers approximately 800 square feet (That would mean approximately 50 40-lb bags per acre). We also do free in-store pH soil testing at our garden centers.
Aerate & fertilize your soil
As summer progressed we had a lot of rain which may have brought on diseases in your lawn. Your lawn may need to be reseeded in those areas, as well as thin or sparse area. As we get more into fall we have warm days and cool nights which help the seed germinate. When seeding or reseeding remember the seeds need to make contact with the soil, it also needs warmth and moisture. Continue Reading Seed, Fertilizer and Lime