Organic Prevention and Management of Powdery Mildew on Plants

June 27, 2018

Spots and patches of white or gray talcum powder-like substance on your plant means powdery mildew infected your plant. This is one of the most widespread fungal diseases and attacks a wide range of plants. You may see mildew on a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers, vegetables and lawn grasses. Don’t despair—you can reduce the risk of this disease with proper plant selection, ...

Celebrate 2018 with Four Garden Honorees

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s a year-long celebration of flavor and beauty as we honor and grow the beet, coreopsis, calibrachoa and tulip. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has declared 2018 the year of these garden mainstays. This non-profit’s goal is to inspire you to grow these and more plants in your gardens at home and work.

The celebration starts with the tulip, a symbol of ...

Hydrant Repairs May Impact Milltown Residents

MILLTOWN, NJ - Hydrant flushing is complete in the borough. However, a Nixle advisory released by the Milltown Police Department on Thursday afternoon is alerting residents to potential hydrant repairs. The anticipated repairs will be conducted over the next several days and may affect some area residents. According to the advisory, impacted residents will be made aware of any hydrant repairs ...

Hydrant Flushing Complete In Milltown

MILLTOWN, NJ - Hydrant flushing is finished in the borough according to a Nixle advisory released by the Milltown Police Department. Residents should contact the Milltown Utility Department if they are having issues with discolored water by telephoning 732-828-2100 ext. 136. Hydrant flushing began in thr borough on June 1.


Spotswood Water Department Releases Water Quality Report

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough has released its annual Water Quality Report this week. Residents interested in viewing the consumer confidence report can do so online at the Spotswood Borough website. People may also request that a copy of the report be mailed directly to their home by telephoning 732-416-1827. Yearly water testing is required by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ...

Milltown Water Main Repairs To Impact Water Usage

MILLTOWN, NJ - Crews are beginning work on a slow water main leak on West Foch Avenue in the borough today according to a Nixle advisory from the Milltown Police Department. The June 11 repairs will impact water service to residents in the area. Residents will experience a temporary loss of water while the repairs are conducted. Borough residents in the area may also notice a discoloration of the ...

School's Almost Out For Summer, Protect Your Home While On Vacation

HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The kids will be out of school in the borough as of June 20 for summer, which officially starts on June 21. With summer vacation at hand, many residents will be heading to the beach, mountains or elsewhere. However, before packing the suitcases and pulling out of the driveway for an extended summer getaway, take a few moments to secure the home. Of course the best way to ...

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