bats

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...
trees

Culture in brief: free trees from township on Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day, on Friday, April 26 (2-5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 27 (10-1 p.m.), Montclairites can receive free native-to-New-Jersey trees.
Garden

Photo Gallery: the Montclair Garden Club comes up roses at the Flower & Garden...

The Montclair Garden Club won multiple awards awards 16th Annual New Jersey Flower & Garden Show at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison. Along with first place winners Barbara Baletti and...

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...
season

Gardening for life: the season to prepare your garden for summer is now

Clean, water, trim, seed, and enjoy! Tidy up your garden beds now for a beautiful summer, writes Jose German in the latest 'Gardening for Life.'
spring

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...
gardening

Gardening for Life: Gardening is good therapy, part II

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

Gardening for Life: special care for summer plants

In his latest "Gardening for Life," Jose German shares tips to keep summer plants happy and healthy. Mulch, water and feed, he says!
recycling

MKA celebrates Earth Day with recycling, composting and gardening

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the students and faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy, are focusing on programs that help reduce waste in meaningful ways and connecting with service learning initiatives throughout the three campuses.  From...
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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.