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Twelve Must Plant Pollinator-Friendly Flowers

May 23, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Fill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and outperform other varieties on the market.

Attract hummingbirds and second looks from passersby with the vibrant bright ...

Shortage of Farmers Forces Somerville Farmer’s Market to Close

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerville Farmers Market, scheduled to resume operations on Grove Street for its ninth season June 7, will not open this year.

“You need more than one farmer to operate a legitimate farmers’ market,” said Jay Scott, who is the head of the eight-member volunteer committee that operates the market.

Scott distributed an e-mail over the weekend ...

Franklin Township: With a Few Days Left to Comment the Gas Compressor Station Debate Heats Up

SOMERSET, NJ - Both sides of the controversial Williams Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project, met with members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to have their comments, for and against put on record May 2, during a public comment meeting. 

On March 23, FERC released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) concerning the project, and some ...

Franklin Township: Celebrate Arbor Day with Free Native Tree Give-Away

SOMERSET, NJ - Did you lose a tree or two, during Nor'easter Quinn last month, and looking for replacements? Well, look no further thanks to the Somerset County Park Foundation. 

Colonial Park Gardens staff will be on hand Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the annual Arbor Day Celebration and Native Tree Give-Away. 

A diverse selection of native trees and ...

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