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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Now Is The Time For Insect Control-Sod Webworms

Summer is known for a lot of things–picnics, fireworks, trips to the beach or pool, and moths flying over your stressed-out lawn. Have you ever seen those small, tan moths flying across your lawn as you mow or venture out into your grass? These small moths aren’t a problem, but their offspring are. These moths are the adult form of …

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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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Beneficial Insects In Your Garden

This article shows you which are some of the beneficial insects in your garden and some you should avoid. Three videos included in this article. See how the tomato hornworm becomes the host for a beneficial insect.

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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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The Best Time to Seed and Feed? Fall

Why Fall Is the Best Time to Seed and Feed Think about what fall brings, besides football. You get cooler temperatures. More dew and rain. And plenty of sunshine. The soil is still warm enough to germinate seeds, but the cool air invites grass to grow a strong root system. That’s why fall is the best time for seeding and …

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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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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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