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Through out the year there are many elements that can pose a  threat to the health of your lawn, and your outdoor plants. One of the biggest factors in lawn and garden damage are unwanted pests that can make themselves at home in your space. The best way to handle these pesky guests is to …

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Job One Green in New Jersey

The plant kingdom is a diverse and really exciting part of our planet. Our world revolves around plants and animals interacting, within the physical/chemical make-up of earth, to make for lively relationships. A very important difference between most plants and animals is that plants are able to carry on photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process by …

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Well, our neighbor Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow! So as the story goes it’s six more weeks of winter. Yikes, haven’t we seen enough?! Now what to do? While some people like curling up with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book, I find myself pouring over seed and plant catalogs! The …

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Biological Control in New Jersey

So what’s all the fuss about organic gardening? Simply, the bottom line is by not spraying pesticides and adding herbicides on plants there is less poisonous residue to contend with in the environment and ultimately on the plants you want to eat. So, why not use pesticides to control pests eating the plants or crops? …

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Job One Picking the Right Tree

Christmas trees are an essential part of the holiday season for many families. They are a symbol of joy cheer and celebration and that is why its important to choose the healthiest tree possible this season. The best time to start looking for your christmas tree is during mid november and the weekend after thanksgiving …

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With not much going on outdoors in the winter, it is a great time to study up on lawn care and prepare for the spring. Having healthy soil is important to growing healthy plants. Often people find that they have much more success growing a yard full of weeds rather than their desired flowers and …

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Cold winter weather means staying inside and keeping warm, and the same thing goes for your potted plants. Bringing them indoors for the winter is the best thing that you can do in order help preserve them until next spring. During the cold months outdoor plants are less likely to survive but the good news …

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Job One Fall Plantings

Fall is the time that annual plants are starting to fade. However, you can still have a lovely blooming garden with hardy perennials.  Perennials are plants that live throughout the seasons, year after year.  Where you might have a burst of color with annuals, perennials will bloom at different times of the growing season. Chrysanthemums …

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Groundcover Plantings

Sometimes it’s just about impossible to coax a desirable lawn grass to grow. The area could be too dry. Too wet. Too shady. And the very best shade grasses won’t even survive under an old tree or a tree with roots sticking up into the

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Dogwood needs pruning

Pruning is Essential.   Here are five common-sense tips to keep your young saplings and trees looking in tip-top shape. Cut off a diseased, dead, or broken branch from any tree or plant at any time. Prune the weaker of two rubbing or interfering branches that are developing bark wounds – the quicker the better. In …

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