Home & Garden

September 22, 2018

Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences and arbors. Add a cloud of fragrant beauty with the white flowers of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Every September, thousands of cyclists from all over the country flock to Morristown for the annual Gran Fondo NJ. With a mission of “giving back to our community”, Gran Fondo NJ has continually raised funds for charitable organizations in the area, and Homeless Solutions, Inc. is ...

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It’s all about timing when harvesting cucumbers for eating fresh or preserving as dill or sweet pickles. Picking these low-calorie vegetables ensures the best flavor, greatest nutritional value and suitability for pickling. Harvest cucumbers based on how you plan to use them.  Pick the fruit ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains – the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases were managed by the medical experts at the NJ Poison Control Center since ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 29 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 29 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise. You’ll work out all your major muscle groups when raking, digging and planting for an hour.  Include gardening as a ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 22 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Power is out for about six thousand JCP&L customers in the Morris County area, said JCP&L.  A strong burst of wind and rain struck the Morristown area on Tuesday afternoon leaving some residents without power. According to a JCP&L outage map, Morristown customers ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a new home? Be sure to check out these listings! Open Houses 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains - Open House; Sunday July 15 1pm - 4pm. Contact Julie at 973-896-3285 for more information    Homes for Sale 29 Harwich Road in Morris Township; Contact Dottie ...

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Busy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches. When searching for pain relief, look no further than your own garden or your local farmer’s market. These five foods fresh from the garden – or pot – are packed with super ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 8 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall is hosting a youth summer garden program on Saturday July 7, 14, 21 and August 4, 11, and 18. The hands on program is for families from 10am - 11:30am. Come to the garden and learn how to make refrigerator pickles, help tend the vegetables, create nature-inspired ...

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Close to the train and walking distance to town.....99 Glenbrook Road, Morris Plains NJ 07950 This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard with idyllic gardens and new terraced bluestone patio, which ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A new home, which will provide supportive housing for homeless individuals, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, joined by New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) staff, local officials and representatives of Homeless Solutions Inc. (HSI). This charming new ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Come and see this beautiful home in Butterworth Farms! Shown by real estate agent Dottie Ballestero, this home has a gorgeous expanded and updated kitchen, coveted neighborhood and low taxes. The home is located at 29 Harwich Road in Butterworth Farms. Click HERE for a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a new home? Be sure to check out these listings! Open Houses 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains - Open House; Sunday June 24, 1pm - 4pm. Contact Julie at 973-896-3285 for more information  6 Raynor Road in Morristown - Open House; Sunday June 24, 1pm - 4pm.

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Are you looking to move or know someone who is?  Then don't miss this weekend's open house at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. Julie Wintz-Ballestero of Coldwell Banker is hosting an open house on Sunday June 24 from 1pm - 4pm According to Wintz-Ballestero, this ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Come and see this beautiful home in Butterworth Farms! Shown by real estate agent Dottie Ballestero, this home has a gorgeous expanded and updated kitchen, coveted neighborhood and low taxes. The home is located at 29 Harwich Road in Butterworth Farms. Click HERE for a ...

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Location, Location, Location Realtor Dottie Ballestero would love to show you her listing in Morris Township. Click here for a virtual tour  This beautiful estate home with pool, tennis, and low taxes is located at 6 Raynor Road in Morristown. This very special home boasts 6 bedrooms, 5.1 ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Julie Wintz-Ballestero of Coldwell Banker Morristown is exclusively listing a beautiful home in Morris Township.  The home features 4 bedrooms, 3.1 bathrooms, a four season porch, a new kitchen and a finished basement. The home also boasts hardwood floors throughout and two ...

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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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Are you looking to move or know someone who is?  Then don't miss this weekend's open house at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. Julie Wintz-Ballestero of Coldwell Banker is hosting an open house on Sunday June 10 from 1pm - 4pm According to Wintz-Ballestero, this pristine ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Tuck them into the garden, pop some in a container or dress up a window box. Then water as needed, add a bit of fertilizer and wait for the color explosion. The showy heart-shaped leaves of caladiums come in combinations of pink, red, white and green. These heat-loving ...

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Open House scheduled for Sunday June 3 from 1pm - 4pm Property Address: 99 Glenbrook Road, Morris Plains NJ 07950 This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard with idyllic gardens and new terraced ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A shady spot provides welcome relief from the summer heat; but it can make growing a beautiful garden a bit more challenging. Take heart, your landscape may receive more sunlight than you suspect and if not, there are quite a few shade-tolerant plants you can ...

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Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed from 3.95% in the first week of January up to 4.61% last week, marking a 7-year high according to Freddie Mac. Many factors fueled the current pace of acceleration.  Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist, opines: “Healthy consumer ...

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