Brighten the Indoors with Colorful Amaryllis Blooms

November 20, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Brighten those gray winter days with a few colorful, easy-care amaryllis. The 6- to 10-inch trumpet shaped blossoms are sure to generate a smile and brighten your mood. And consider sharing the fun of growing these beauties with friends and families. Watching the bulbs transform into beautiful blossoms is an experience everyone will enjoy – and it’s a gift that ...

How Rain Gardens Work (And Why You Need One)

Gardening isn't just about planting flowers anymore. In fact, your garden has taken on an enormous amount of responsibility over the past decade.

The Summit Free Public Library located at 75 Maple Street in Summit, NJ recently installed two rain gardens with the help of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, the Rahway River Watershed Association, and the Summit ...

Massive Recall of 134 Kidde Fire Extinguisher Models Announced

BLOOMFIELD, NJ- Following a busy fire prevention month in which we brought you a series of tips and suggestions for making you and your home more fire safe, a major recall was announced by the leading manufacturer in the industry.  The recall covers a staggering 40 million extinguishers manufactured between January 1973 through August of 2017.  The effected extinguishers, ones designed ...

Rutgers biologist developing revolutionary method to combat global Nutella shortage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For most of us, Nutella is one finer points in life, and the fact that there’s a growing shortage of the global Nutella supply might came as disturbing news to some.

The growing popularity of the creamy hazelnut and cocoa spread in recent years has driven up demand for the hazelnut, far more than the world can supply.

But help is on the way, thanks to some ...

Longtime Bloomfield Residents Grow Giant Pumpkin

Longtime Bloomfield residents Tom and Joan Nelson took a shot at growing pumpkins this year.  Much to their surprise, this beauty grew to an unbelievable 80 lbs just in time for Halloween! Is the town's largest pumpkin pie on the horizon? TAPinto Bloomfield's Food and Drink reporter will be sure to follow up.

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