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Gardening for Life: Getting ready for fall and winter

The summer is over and the start of fall is bringing cooler weather. Jose German offers a list of steps to help your garden hibernate.
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Outdoor design: Garden rooms with a view

Kris Bromley, with husband James, has created garden rooms with a view of Manhattan, and outdoor spaces that are cozy and inviting.
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Gardening for Life: Gardening is good therapy, part II

Connect to nature to connect to the world, writes Jose German.

Gardening for Life: Nature is the best therapy

By JOSE GERMANFor Montclair LocalJose German is a New Jersey environmental activist, Essex County certified master gardener and Montclair resident. He is the founder of the Northeast Earth Coalition(neearth.org), a nonprofit environmental organization.Frank Lloyd...
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Culture in brief: bats and more at Van Vleck

Van Vleck House & Gardens offers “Summer Fun in the Garden” on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2:30-4 p.m. The program, geared toward kids and family, will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van...
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Gardening for Life: creating the holistic garden

Gardening can be good for the soul.
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Montclair 150: Gardens connect to community

Montclair is full of wonderful gardens that are open to the public.

In the garden: Montclair horticulturist creates whimsical bounty

Montclair gardener Jennifer Bakshi creates whimsy and calm.

Gardening for Life: Tips for a beautiful summer garden

By JOSE GERMAN For Montclair LocalJose German is a New Jersey environmental activist, Essex County certified master gardener and Montclair resident. He is the founder of the Northeast Earth Coalition (neearth.org), a nonprofit environmental organization....

Gardening for Life: Fresh herbs are easy, why not try?

Herbs are useful and fragrant, and easy to grow.