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Grow an Abundant Tomato Harvest in a Pot

April 14, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Harvest and enjoy the garden-fresh flavor of tomatoes right outside your kitchen.  Grow them in containers set on your patio, balcony, deck or stairs. You’ll enjoy the convenience of harvesting fresh tomatoes just a few feet away from where you prepare your meals. And your guests will enjoy harvesting fresh tomatoes to add to their salad or sandwich.

Tomatoes ...

Plant Lilies for a Summer Garden of Elegant and Fragrant Blooms

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. And best of all, with very little care, you’ll be enjoying them for years to come.

Plant different types of lilies to extend your enjoyment from early summer into fall. The colorful and often ...

First Came The Snow, then the Power Went Out in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - PSE&G is reporting several power outages in township in an area stretching from the homes near John H. Walker Middle School into the Lincoln School area.

The first outage was reported around 4:30 p.m. and is centered in the area of the Nutley Museum. Approximately 1,043 customers are affected. PSEG estimates that power will be restored about 7:30 p.m.

Several other ...

From the Garden to the Party

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or container.

Start by growing the ingredients for your favorite recipes and beverages. Consider those, like tomatoes, that taste best fresh from the garden.  Or ...

Bloomfield Commemorates Restoration of Historic Theodore Ward House at 41 Park Place

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Township Council presented a proclamation to Lou and Cynthia Mandarakas for their restoration of the Theodore Ward House at 41 Park Place. The Mandarakases purchased the 130-year-old home in 2008 and financed the cost of interior and exterior restorations.

Built in 1887 by Theodore Hastings Ward, an early president of the Bloomfield Saving Bank, the Victorian ...

The Mountsier-Hardee Garden in Nutley Opens to the Public to Benefit the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program

NUTLEY, NJ - The Garden Conservancy is pleased to announce the first New Jersey Open Days private garden tour for 2018 in Nutley on Sunday, April 15.

Complete details on this event can be seen at this link: Mountsier Hardee Garden in Nutley Opens to the Public 

The Mountsier-Hardee Garden will host also host Nutley Family Service Bureau's annual ...

Flamingos Are Once Again In The Forecast in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - According to a TAPinto Nutley tipster, a Girl Scout Troop at Yantacaw school predicts that once again there will be flamingos in the forecast in Nutley this Spring. Our source told us that his is a part of fundraising efforts for the 20th annual Nutley Relay for Life.

The "Nutley RFL Pink Flamingos" are one of the dozens of teams working to raise funds to ...

Family Gardening Provides More Than a Bountiful Harvest

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit. It improves strength and flexibility, lowers blood pressure and elevates our mood. And this is true for all members of the family from the very young to the more seasoned.

Plan on sharing these benefits with yours or a friend’s children, grandchildren, ...

Grow a Bountiful Garden and Share with the Hungry

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you always squeeze in an extra tomato plant, another row of beans or hill of zucchini?   It seems like a good idea at the time, until they all start to produce all at once.  Your family, friends and co-workers start to hide as you try to pawn off yet another bag of zucchini or tomatoes. Here is a solution that satisfies your gardening obsession and feeds ...

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