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Advice from The Farm at Green Village: Plant Your Tomatoes Now!

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May is the time to plant tomatoes in your garden.

The most popular kind of tomato we sell at the Farm at Green Village is the Heirloom. The Heirloom tomato is an open pollinated tomato whose seeds have been around since before 1940 and have existed in circulation for over 50 years.

We carry a wide variety of Heirlooms - the Mortgage Lifter, Brandywine and the Pineapple. We recommend rotating the position of your tomato plants each year. When planning your vegetable garden, please remember to find a new sunny spot for your heirlooms and mix the existing soil with good organic matter - we recommend Bumper Crop.

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Do not over-water young plants, allow them to develop a deep and extensive root system by letting them dry slightly in between waterings. Give your tomato plants a good soaking on the day of planting, then every couple of days for the first two weeks.

After 2-4 trusses of flowers have set, then begin watering more often. Fertilizing your soil to feed your plants will help bear fruit. You may need to cage your tomato plants once they begin bearing fruit to avoid the stems breaking. Following these steps should provide you with a plentiful bounty of tomatoes this summer

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Chatham

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams - Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

A Week at the Library of The Chathams

Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library book collection continues.  The tax season is here, and dedicated volunteers are here to help you with you tax returns!

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to ...

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!

 

Sara Irish of Chatham Named to Saint Joseph's University Dean's List

February 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Sara Irish of Chatham earned Dean's List honors at Saint Joseph's University for the Fall 2017 semester.

Irish studies Risk Management and Insurance in the University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn Dean's ...