Green Living

June 30, 2021

Colorado Potato Beetles are most attracted to potato plants, but they will eat and reproduce on all nightshade plants: including peppers, tomatoes, eggplants and ground cherries.  They can completely take down any plant. The adult CPB eats the leaves and stems of the plant and the grubs (infant ...

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With the arrival of spring, many of us turn our attention to the great outdoors, including our front and back yards as well as our gardens. Many of us are faced with unwanted surprises of plants not surviving the dreadful winter months and now need new plants to replace the dead ones.

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To celebrate this year's Earth Day, join your fellow residents for one of the many events in the Earth Week Virtual Fair.  One of the events is a virtual tour of the new zero waste store in Morristown, called Zero to 180 Market.  Learn how to shop without plastic and how it can save you money!  ...

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Milkweed plants are essential to a healthy New Jersey ecosystem, for two important reasons.  The main reason is that the milkweed is the only plant that the Monarch butterfly eats and lays eggs on.  In order to restore their population, we must plant more. Creating more "pockets" of Milkweed ...

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To celebrate this year's Earth Day, join your fellow residents for one of the many events in the Earth Week Virtual Fair!  All events are virtual and free, but registration is required.  Each event you attend gives you one raffle ticket towards over $200 in gift certificates to local ...

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Recycling correctly can be tricky, but it’s important to do it properly because contamination can ruin a whole batch of recyclables. If you aren’t sure, trash it instead of ‘wish’cycling. Here are a few tips on how to recycle properly. For more information, review the attached images in ...

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The children growing up today will feel the effects of climate change far more than their parents.  In an effort to educate children about the importance for caring for their planet, and consequently their futures, the Montville Township Environmental Commission is sponsoring a Billboard Contest ...

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Climate change becomes a more serious problem with every coming year, and it’s up to everyone to do what we can to protect this planet for our children. The amount of plastic pollution that is filling up our landfills and oceans is particularly concerning, which is why we wanted to recognize a ...

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