Gardening for Life: Winter is the time to plan your spring 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, an nonprofit environmental organization. Winter is...
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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: 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.
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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.

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...

Gardening for Life: a journey to becoming a gardener

Master gardener Jose German-Gomez describes his journey to 'Gardening for Life.'
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Gardening: Prepare now for spring

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, a nonprofit environmental organization. Spring is...

In the garden: Montclair horticulturist creates whimsical bounty

Montclair gardener Jennifer Bakshi creates whimsy and calm.
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Montclair 150: Gardens connect to community

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