Home & Garden

January 19, 2020

It starts with one plant on a sunny windowsill then morphs into an impenetrable jungle. You may feel you need a machete to reach each individual plant to water and tend. Clear the way to improved growing conditions and convenient care while showcasing every plant with style. Group plants with ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – For those readers who love the winter, and that means cold weather and snow, your time is finally about to arrive.  It just will not be with the storm that is forecast for this Saturday.  All models now agree that with the dominating low pressure system taking up initial ...

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EAST GREENWICH TOWNSHIP – It’s poinsettia season, and Jersey-grown plants are available in Montville and all across the state as nurseries have cultivated the beautiful, historic Christmas-themed decorations, which come in many colors. New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – With both Christmas and New Year’s Day falling on Wednesdays, township residents were facing very full recycling bins, since recycling pickups have been cancelled for both holidays. Luckily make-up pickups have been scheduled. Plastic, glass, and metal recyclables will be ...

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Let amaryllis fill your home with flowers for the holidays, and keep the blossoms coming all winter long. When you plant several different types of amaryllis bulbs — from both the southern and northern hemisphere — you can be sure to get a long-lasting, colorful show that will brighten your mood ...

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Let amaryllis fill your home with flowers for the holidays, and keep the blossoms coming all winter long. When you plant several different types of amaryllis bulbs — from both the southern and northern hemisphere — you can be sure to get a long-lasting, colorful show that will brighten your mood ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Even though summer is over, the same kind of seasonal fun continued at the Pyramid Mountain National Historic Area in Montville. Even with the threat of rain, hundreds of kids and their parents came to this area for the annual Butterfly Bonanza last  month. Usually at Pyramid ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Dey Mansion is one of Wayne’s most important historical sites and is a museum to the time when it served as General George Washington’s headquarters during July, October, and November of 1780. The formal garden area to the north of the mansion has been painstakingly restored to its ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Seniors in Morristown and the entire Morris County area may be eligible for a special home repair program offered by Morris Habitat for Humanity. The program aims to make accessibility, energy efficiency improvements and home repairs so that senior citizens can continue to live ...

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A bit of grooming and care will keep your flower gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months and into fall. Remove the flower stems of salvias, veronicas and similar flowers as the blooms begin to fade. Use a pruner or sharp garden scissors and cut just above the first set of ...

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NEW JERSEY - Pig races, tractor pulls and prize-winning produce are the hallmarks of traditional 4-H fairs. But today’s fairgoers also can participate in 3-D printing, robotic and drone demonstrations and follow the progress of student-run urban gardens. Each of these activities honor the ...

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The repetitive loud noise of 4th of July fireworks can be frightening for animals, so much so that more dogs go missing around Independence Day than any other time of year. TAPinto owners, editors, and reporters have learned how to help their rescue dogs get through the night and share their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -- Residents in Montville and throughout Northwest Jersey may encounter black bears in the coming days as the bears begin emerging from winter dens and searching for food. Black bears have been sighted in all of New Jersey’s 21 counties, the densest population is in the ...

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