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April 19, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ – An Easter egg design created by a senior at Hackensack High School will represent New Jersey at the White House Easter Egg Roll Monday in Washington, D.C., the New Jersey Department of Education announced Thursday. Each year, every state is asked by the U.S. Department of ...

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Edison, NJ - The 17th annual NJ Flower and Garden Show will be held at the NJ Convention and Expo Center on April 25 ( 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.) , April 26 ( 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), April 27 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), and April 28 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).  The show, which attracts thousands every year,  is New Jersey’s ...

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Nothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch them succumb to disease.  We can’t change the weather conditions that support disease problems, but we can tweak our growing strategies to reduce this risk. Select and grow the most ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The world famous Mounstsier-Hardie Gardenon Rutgers Place will be open to the open to the public on April 27 as a a benefit for the Garden Conservancy.  Self-guided tours of the garden do not require reservations, allowing guests to explore the grounds, the scuptures, and numerous ...

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SACRAMENTO, CA - Those of us in the foodisphere often find ourselves in a place where we have to explain that rice is more than a steamed side served with Chinese take-out or a major component of Sushi. Time and again we create and share recipes ranging from jambalaya to rice and beans to show the ...

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Dahlias have been a fixture in summer flower gardens for generations. But it may be time to update your idea of dahlias! With hundreds of varieties to choose from in a fabulous array of colors, shapes and flower sizes, it is no surprise the National Garden Bureau has declared 2019 the Year of the ...

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Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.    - Luther Burbank We were looking forward to growing some brightly colored flowers when we moved to our new house, however, we did not anticipate such an overwhelming presence ...

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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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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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents who have been purchasing their electricity from third party energy provider TriEagle through the Township of Bloomfield’s Government Energy Aggregation (GEA) program will be automatically returned to the standard Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) energy ...

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