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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Don’t Bag Your Lawn Clippings

It’s a question we all face when mowing: Should I bag my clippings or leave them on the lawn? In most cases, the answer is easy: Leave the clippings on the lawn! Leaving the clippings will save you time and energy, and it will return valuable nutrients to the lawn. Like Free Fertilizer The most important thing you can do …

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Our Goal Is To Inform and Help Our Neighbors

Hazlet Isn’t The Town It Was 40 Years Ago When we first moved into our modest home in Hazlet, the town was new, the homes were reasonably priced and it looked like the kind of town we wanted to bring up our family. Our block was full of young families like ours and was made up of many families that …

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Creating Your Own Compost With Worms

 Editors Note: This article has been reprinted from Red Worm Composting for your convenience.  There are a number of similar articles on the internet with lots of videos on YouTube.  I felt this one was quite extensive and would get you started the right way.  I have added my own article at the end of this one with photos  to …

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Compost With Worms Part 2 – My Set-Up

My Vermiculture Set-Up Thanks to Red Worm Composting for Part One on this extensive and helpful article. I have been practicing Vermiculture for a number of years now with great success. I started with one bin and a pound of Red Wiggler Worms and was up to 6 bins at one time. The problem I had was not having enough …

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How To Create A Beautiful Lawn And Garden – Videos

This page contains a number of videos that will give you tips on how to create and maintain a beautiful garden.  Take some time and watch them, we hope it will inspire you to make yours a retreat that will revitalize you and add value to your home. At the bottom of the page you will find direct links to …

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Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden

From Better Homes and Gardens, with additional images from Len Rapoport.  Used under the Fair Use Doctrine for educational purposes only. Starting a vegetable garden at home is an easy way to save money — that $2 tomato plant can easily provide you with 10 pounds of fruit over the course of a season. Planting a garden with vegetables also …

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Improve Curb Appeal By Painting Your Front Door

 A small week-end project can make add some excitement to your homes curb appeal. By painting your front door in a fresh new color you can add some snap to your homes curb appeal. Take the color of the door and now bring it into your homes shutters and trim as I have.  Notice my driveway where I have brought the doors red …

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Find Out How To Increase Your Homes Worth

 An Investment In Your Home Can Offer You Much More Then You Think Pride in one’s appearance, their home, the work they do, their family and the town or city they live in is often discussed.  But many of us don’t really understand the meaning of this word.  The dictionary describes Pride as a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction …

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Hazlet Facts and Hazlet News Goals

We are happy to publish our newest online newspaper, the Hazlet Times.  Over the next few weeks we will be adding new articles, features, photos and videos of our town.  We encourage all Hazlet residents to visit us often to see what is happening in our town. Some Facts About Hazlet Although Hazlet is a relatively small town with a …

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Weed Control Means A Better Lawn

The Differences Between Tall Fescue and Crabgrass Weed Control in Home Lawns Stephen Hart, Extension Specialist in Weed Science Darren Lycan, Program Associate John Meade, Extension Specialist in Weed Science Visit their site for further information Turfgrass Management The presence of weeds not only reduces the aesthetic quality of the turf, but more importantly they compete with the desired turfgrass …

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Garden Landscapes How To – Design and Maintain

Most people are not sure of  the proper way to design their gardens. As you view homes in Hazlet, you will see many gardens are simply not planned properly.  Many have planted a row of boring shrubs and nothing more. In planning a garden you must thing about layers of color, shapes, textures and form.  In this photo of the front of …

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How To Catch And Relocate Critters

Over the years my garden has been invaded by unwanted critters.  Now I am not referring to the many beautiful birds that visit my garden each year or the squirrels that like to steal the bird seed, eat my apples before they even have a chance to grow or dig holes in my garden to eat the bulbs from my …

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How I Was Able To Help A Neighbor In Need

Home Needs Some TLC This article will show you how easy it is to help a neighbor in need.  We had a home across the street from us that was vacant for a couple of years and a year ago went into foreclosure.  The previous owners never invested in their home over the years and it was not cared for.  …

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