Home & Garden Top Stories

February 18, 2019

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful;                                                                                      they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.                                                                                                      ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Curbside recycling pick-up will take place as scheduled in Maplewood on Monday, Feb. 18 - the Presidents' Day holiday. According to the Township of Maplewood website, the only Mondays when recycling does not get picked-up is when "any of the following Holidays fall on a Monday: ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

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Houseplants make a wonderful addition to our home’s décor and improve the indoor air quality.  Those with pets however may struggle with keeping plants safe from curious pets and the pets safe from indoor greenery. The good news is you can grow an indoor garden even when you own pets.  Yes, some ...

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It’s common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. Team Nest Builder explains why this is not a good strategy. The other listings that come out in the spring represent ...

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Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you ...

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Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Borough Officials are reminding all commercial and residential property owners to help preserve and promote the beauty of the community by helping to keep it clean. Businesses and Residents can download the Recycle Coach App. for free in the Apple or Google stores. The app ...

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TOMS RIVER – A Little Egg Harbor contractor has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $247,000 from eight homeowners who contracted his services after Superstorm Sandy. Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said the state will seek a 5-year prison term for contractor Peter Rinaldi, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Turn up the heat and add a bit of spice to your meals with hot peppers.  Add them to your garden, flower borders and containers for added beauty and easy picking. Your biggest challenge will be narrowing down your choices. Let All-America Selections (AAS), ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools, Watchung Hills Regional High School, Long Hill, Green Brook, Watchung, and North Plainfield Schools have all made the call to cancel school and all after school activities on Tuesday. Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for New Jersey ahead of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency in New Jersey as of midnight on Tuesday. The governor says Interstates 287 and 78 will be closed to commercial vehicles when the state of emergency takes effect. Green Brook and Long Hill have Board of Education meetings on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - WEATHER & PARKING ADVISORY It appears that we are possibly expecting a few inches of snow tomorrow, along with some ice accumulation. In anticipation of the storm, please remove parked vehicles from the roadway. Once the roadways are snow covered, any remaining parked ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Township residents will not see a change in garbage or recycling collections this month as a result of Lincoln's birthday on February 12 or President's Day on February 18. Any collections scheduled for those days will go on as usual. Any questions regarding garbage or ...

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STAFFORD - All are welcome to attend the Reynold's Culinary Herb Garden Class. Reynolds Culinary Herb Garden Class is a customer favorite! Keep your culinary kitchen ready with fresh herbs to snip when you need them. At this workshop, you’ll create a Culinary Herb Garden featuring the most ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart shaped leaves or flowers. Anthuriums are an easy-to-grow, low maintenance, long-blooming indoor plant. The red, pink or white heart shaped flowers rise above glossy green ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Township Clerk’s Office maintains a “No Knock List” in accordance with the state statues and township ordinances. However, if a resident registered over five years ago, they must reregistered to be added to the Springfield “No Knock List.” Registrations expires every five ...

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Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you ...

Read more »

Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you ...

Read more »