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Morristown Arboretum Hosts Best Selling Author to Discuss Shade Gardens; Sat. Feb. 3

February 2, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ. - Author Ken Druse will be at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum on Saturday February 3 to discuss shade gardens. The lecture, titled The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change, will benefit the Blackburn Scholarship in honor of Dr. Benjamin Blackburn.

Druse will discuss how the low-stress environment of shade, cooler temperatures, fewer water ...

Light ‘em up Now for Better Garden Results

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s time to break out the seeds and potting mix to start your garden plants indoors.  It’s a great way to keep your green thumb in shape over winter. Plus, you’ll save money, increase your variety of plants and jump start the growing season when you start seeds under LED grow lights. 

Indoor growing conditions often offer limited light and ...

Safely Manage Insects on Indoor Plants

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Winter can be hard on gardeners and our indoor plants. Low light, shorter days and dry air stress our houseplants while helping insects thrive. Don’t despair if insects have moved in and your plants are struggling with yellow or speckled leaves. Instead, invest a bit of time and effort managing these pests and keeping your plants looking their best.

Start by making ...

Big Buzz About Bees following NJ Dept of Agriculture proposal

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Hunterdon Freeholders got an earful this week from beekeepers, many of whom asked the board to oppose rules proposed by the state that would regulate hobbyist beekeepers.

The state Department of Agriculture drafted the proposed changes, issuing a deadline of Jan 19 to comment on them.

Kevin Inglin, who lives in East Amwell, was joined by many others from the ...

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes this Winter

KENILWORTH, NJ - As it begins to get colder in New Jersey and winter is settling in, frozen pipes become a frequent occurrence. According to PuroClean franchisee and owner of the Kenilworth location, Robin Hoy, who is a Cranford resident, many families suffered from bad situations last winter. She added, "A couple of homes were so badly damaged that water was discovered streaming ...

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