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Starting Vegetables from Seeds Now

While winter wails outside, vegetable gardeners can get a jump on the growing season by starting seeds indoors. A careful gardener can extend production by starting seeds and planting seedlings after the danger of frost. The classic candidates for indoor starting are tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, melons and both winter and summer squash. For best results, begin with packaged seeds grown for the …

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Keep it safe when using your snow blower

Safety tips from the industry’s trade group and Consumer Reports Shoveling snow can have its own hazards if you’re not in shape, but the machine you need for the fastest, most thorough clearing presents risks even for those in fine shape. Here’s some safety advice from the experts at the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, the outdoor-gear industry’s trade group, and …

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Fall Clean-Up – Planting Bulbs For Spring Color

My Tulips Spring 2014 If you are like me you have been out in your garden for the past month doing your Fall Clean-Up.  In September, I did my Fall fertilization, treated the lawn with Sevin to kill the moths that become sod web worms that would destroy next years grass production, and started to remove and/or cut back any …

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Hazlet Day Festival 2014 – Hazlet News Honors Our Troops

On September 27th, 2014 we attended the Hazlet Day Celebration and formally inaugurated our newest online publication the Hazlet News. The goal of the Hazlet News is to help our community to maintain their homes and our town.   By publishing informative articles, videos and photos we can offer the residents a great source of information that would be difficult …

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4 Most Common Reasons Why You Can’t Maintain Your Lawn

There are 4 basic reasons people don’t perform the proper maintenance on their lawns and they are Knowledge, Desire, Cost and Time.  So lets take a look at these reasons and see if they are really valid. 1. Knowledge…Sure not knowing what to do or how can be a big stumbling block for many.  Those that don’t have access to …

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3 Days, 3 Hospitals, I Am Alive, Find Out Which Was Best

How It All Started It all started when I decided to help my neighbor across the street. You can read my article about neighbors helping neighbors.  This young couple purchased the house and thought they could flip it and make some money, they had done some others and lost on some and made on the others, but this one was …

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Fall Is The Best Time To Reseed And Restore Lawns

Well, it is about time. The hot weather of summer is over and it is beginning to cool down in preparation for Fall.  As you walk around your garden and look at your lawn you see that some spots didn’t do so well during the heat of the summer.  There may be some brown spots with dead grass or weeds …

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Beautiful Homes – Long Beach Island, NJ

Living in Hazlet for so many years, we always wanted to see what LBI looked like and Sunday the last day of August with a long holiday week-end was the perfect time and weather to take the one hour drive down.  The drive was an easy one, we got onto the Garden State Parkway South at 117 and exited at …

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15 Fall Projects that Take Only 15 Minutes

15 Fall Projects that Take Only 15 Minutes Fall is always a busy time.  So busy that it’s tempting to forget about the yard until spring. Problem is, if you wait until spring, your yard just doesn’t have the get-up-and-grow you expect. If you have 15 minutes here and there throughout the fall, here are 15 easy things you can …

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Revive Your Lawn By Reseeding

Reseeding Your Lawn Is your lawn looking thin and brown and does it have bare spots where the weeds died? Well Scotts can help you get back to the thick, lush, green lawn you’ve always wanted and all you need to do is reseed? If you put down a layer of seed over your lawn in the spring or fall, …

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