Category Archives: Trees

Hurricane Sandy: Our Aftermath

Montclair, NJ was hit pretty hard by Hurricane Sandy; On Tuesday, the day after Sandy visited, 80% of Montclair was without power, according to our local news sources. My home and family are part of that 80%. Today, Friday, November … Continue reading

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Landscape 411 for New Jersey: Planting for Privacy

I’m a Master Gardener by training and an avid gardener for many decades; geeze, that sentence makes me sound really old, but, well, whatever. When people find out I’m a good gardener or they see my gardens they ask me … Continue reading

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N.J. Tree Foundation: Another Montclair, N.J. Public School Benefits!

Today was an exciting day in my gardening life! As a long-time gardener, Master Gardener and Montclair, N.J. public school volunteer, I’ve coordinated a number of beautification projects at our schools over the years. Montclair High School (MHS) is where … Continue reading

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The N.J. Tree Foundation Needs My Vote – And Yours!

A few years ago I took on a huge gardening project: transforming a worn-out landscape in front of one of my town’s middle schools into a gorgeous urban oasis of trees, shrubs, birds and blooms. It was a labor of … Continue reading

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