Tag: gardening

Earth Day and the Secret Benefits of Gardening

Earth Day reminds us that every living thing needs care and attention. We can each do our part to protect it and our natural resources by taking care of our own patch of world. Gardening is a great way to get active and reduce stress. Small or large, your garden can decorate your world with beautiful colors, soothe with aromatherapy,…

Happy June Gardening!

Written By: Mark Larose from Garden State Growers Happy June to you gardeners! Summer is in the air. By now, you should be enjoying some of the fruits of your labors, or annuals of your labors! Color is abounding in your garden, and on a warm day with a nice breeze, your yard or home has the fragrant scent of Spring…

What are you planting this Spring?

Written By: Mark Larose from Garden State Growers “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”……Charles Dickens Quoting such a famous author may seem an odd way to begin a blog on gardening, but as the weather is finally changing, I do believe that we are ready for the Best Of Times for Spring 2014. By now…

Spring into Spring with Pansies!

Written By: Mark Larose from Garden State Growers It’s March, and whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting your journey into this wonderful hobby, one thing is for sure. Luck favors the prepared!   I like to approach my garden with a strategy.  Taking a soil sample and having it tested can give you a wealth of information on the…